Korean War Reference Library

  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 0787691666
  • ISBN-13: 9780787691660
  • DDC: 951.9042
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 581 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2002 | Published/Released December 2003
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2002

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Korean War provides thorough coverage of this complex historical event by exploring the major topics and events related to the period. The combined volume, Korean War: Almanac and Primary Sources covers the background of and issues related to the conflict in 13 chapters. Korean War: Biographies includes 25 biographical entries on major figures from the period and 50 photographs.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0787655732 | ISBN-13: 9780787655730


"Korean War is another title in the popular UXL Reference Library series. Highly readable and attractive, these two volumes cover the major topics, events, and famous personalities of this rarely studied American war. ... Libraries serving middle and high school students will find the Korean War volumes valuable for studying this period of history. Simply written and well done, it makes a complex war easier for students and the general reader to understand." -- ARBA (2002)


"This addition to UXL's Reference Library series, aimed at supporting the middle- and high-school history curriculum, is made up of two volumes: Almanac and Primary Sources and Biographies...These two volumes provide students, teachers, and the general public with an excellent starting point for researching the events and people of the Korean War. Like other titles in the series, it's a good choice for the designated age group." -- Booklist (March 2002)

— Booklist

"These useful resources provide introductory information that will help students understand the conflict's influence on the Cold War, other American military engagements, and U.S. foreign policy." -- School Library Journal (May 2002)

— School Library Journal