This book examines the background, causes, and outcome of the Korean War.
Maurice Isserman holds both a Ph.D. and a master's degree from the University of Rochester. He is a professor of history at Hamilton College, specializing in 20th-century U.S. history and the history of exploration. Isserman was a Fulbright distinguished lecturer at Moscow State University in 1997 and has received numerous other grants, awards, and fellowships. He has written dozens of articles, reviews, reference book entries, and book chapters. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Facts On File's Journey to Freedom: The African-American Great Migration and two other titles in Chelsea House's America at War set.