The Road to Confrontation

The Road to Confrontation

American Policy Toward China and Korea, 1947-1950

Book - 1981
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Concentrating on U.S. concerns for credibility abroad, Stueck uses recently declassified documents and many interviews to analyze the origins of the Sino-American confrontation in Korea in late 1950. He demonstrates how personalities (Secretary of State Marshall and General MacArthur) and bureaucracies (the State Department and the Joint Chiefs of Staff) influenced policy development and how congressional penny-pinching reduced prospects for a prudent American course in Korea.



Originally published in 1981.



A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1981
ISBN: 9780807840801
0807840807
0807814458
Characteristics: 326 p. : maps ; 24 cm

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