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Where the American Century Began

Michael Pembroke

After the Second World War, the initiative to divide Korea at the 38th Parallel was put forward by America. The war that followed resulted in the death of around three million civilians. This critique of America’s involvement in the Korean War of 1950–53 examines the origins of the conflict, America’s response to China’s involvement, including the chemical weapon bombing campaign, and the legacy of militarism and bitterness that remains in North Korea. 
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  • Publisher: Hardie Grant
  • Year: 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • Dimensions: 234x155mm
  • ISBN: 9781743793930
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.5kg
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