Korea: The 38th Parallel North
by Ryo Sung Chol (9781410212795)

Korea: The 38th Parallel North

Ryo Sung Chol

Release Date: 01 April 2004
Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
Category: Korea
ISBN: 9781410212795
ISBN-10: 1410212793

In 236 pages of detailed analysis, Korea - The 38th Parallel North presents fascinating insight from a North Korean perspective of the geopolitical events and U.S./U.S.S.R. domestic considerations following World War II that led to the division of Korea, thus setting the stage for the Korean War. Contents (with a partial listing of chapter subsections): Chapter 1 - "In Due Course" Political Strategies of Belligerent Parties, The Cairo Declaration and its Shadow. Chapter 2 - The Scramble of the Big Powers for Korea Roosevelt - Proposer of Trusteeship, Talks between Hopkins and Stalin, Avarice of Chiang Kai-shek, Secret Bargain Between the U.S. and Japan, The Proposal for Joint Occupation by the Four Big Powers. Chapter 3 - Child of the US-Soviet Conflict and Compromise U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Campaign, First Official Record of 38th Parallel, US-Soviet Compromise. Chapter 4 - The "Cold War" Freezes the 38th Parallel as a Line of Political Division Disruption of the USSR-U.S. Joint Commission, Korean Question and the United Nations, Tragic Demarcation Along 38th Parallel. The book provides a very interesting perspective of how "the other side" thought during that tumultuous time between WWII and the Korean War

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