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Reference Sources

 

Historical dictionary of the Korean War
Main Ref  DS918 .H536 1991 

The Korean War: an encyclopedia
Main Ref DS918 .K5645 1995

Encyclopedia of the Korean War : a political, social, and military history
Main Ref  DS918 .E53 2000 

The Koreas : a global studies handbook
Main Ref  DS902 .C65 2

Historical dictionary of North Korea
Main Ref  DS933.7 .K55 2003 

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One good first step in research is to gather background information on your topic. Or, perhaps you have a few topics in mind and want to read a little bit about each one before making a choice. Reference sources, particularly the subject encyclopedias, are a good place to begin. They're terrific at laying out basic information about a topic: a chronicle of its history; current status; theory or philosophy; key people; and most importantly, a bibliography of additional sources.

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