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South Korea


The Koreans: Who They Are, What They Want,
Where Their Future Lies
Michael Breen


Korea's Place in the Sun
Bruce Cummings

North Korea


The Aquariums of Pyongyang
Kang, Chol-Hwan


North of the DMZ
Andrei Lankov

Korean War


From Pusan to Panmunjom
GEN (Ret.) Paik Sun-yup


The Coldest Winter: America in the Korean War
David Halberstam

Regional


Mao's Military Romanticism: China and the
Korean War, 1950-1953
Shu Guang Zhang

      


The Partition of Korea after World War II
Jongsoo James Lee


The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History
Don Oberdorfer


The Abacus and the Sword: The Japanese
Penetration of Korea, 1895-1910
Peter Duus


The Cleanest Race: How North Korea See Themselves
 B.R. Myers


Over the Line: North Korea's Negotiating Strategy
Chuck Downs


A Short History of the Korean War
James L. Stokesbury


This Kind of War
T. R. Fehrenbach


Uncertain Partners: Stalin, Mao, and the
Korean War
Sergei Goncharov

      


The Party: The Secret World of China's
Communist Rulers
Richard McGregor


Korea: A Walk Through the Land of
Miracles
Simon Winchester