A multidimensional, multidisciplinary work on one of the least understood but most important conflicts in modern history.
* 760 alphabetically organized entries covering all aspects of the Korean War era-military, political, economic, social, and cultural
* Nearly 150 primary documents in a separate volume
* More than 125 contributors, including both civilian professors from a wide range of disciplines as well as military officers
* An updated historiographical essay compiled by Dr. Allan R. Millett, one of the nation's leading military historians and experts on the Korean War
* More than 350 illustrations and 21 detailed maps
* A chronology of the Korean War, a glossary, and a general bibliography
Spencer C. Tucker, PhD, is senior fellow in military history for ABC-CLIO and the author or editor of more than 40 books and encyclopedias, many of which have been recognized by awards. Paul G. Pierpaoli, Jr., PhD, has authored Truman and Korea: The Political Culture of the Early Cold War and has written extensively on the economic, political, and social aspects of the Korean War.