Naval War College Review


Donald Chisholm


Taken together these three volumes indicate the variety of published works on the Korean War to appear during the past several years, coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of that once-forgotten conflict. Only one of these books, however, Stueck’s Rethinking the Korean War, fol- lows the format of a conventional academic disquisition. Stueck, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Georgia, published his similar but much longer The Korean War: An International History (Princeton University Press) in 1995; that edition relied heavily on primary sources made available in the wake of the Soviet Union’s collapse and the slight but promising opening of China.