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  • Preparing for the Possibility of a North Korean Collapseby Bruce W. Bennett

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    A North Korean government collapse would have serious consequences, including a humanitarian disaster and civil war. The Republic of Korea and the United States can help mitigate the consequences, seeking unification by being prepared to deliver humanitarian aid in the North, stop conflict, demilitarize the North Korean military over time, secure... more...

  • Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relationsby Danielle L. Chubb

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    In South Korea, debate over relations with the North is a contentious subject that transcends traditional considerations of physical and economic security. Political activists play a critical role in shaping the discourse as they pursue the separate yet connected agendas of democracy, human rights, and unification. Providing international observers... more...

  • DMZ Crossingby Suk-Young Kim

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    The Korean demilitarized zone might be among the most heavily guarded places on earth, but it also provides passage for thousands of defectors, spies, political emissaries, war prisoners, activists, tourists, and others testing the limits of Korean division. This book focuses on a diverse selection of inter-Korean border crossers and the citizenship... more...

  • Sgt. Recklessby Robin Hutton

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    New York Times Bestseller! From the racetrack to the battlefield—dauntless, fearless, and exemplar of Semper Fi —she was Reckless, "pride of the Marines." A Mongolian mare who was bred to be a racehorse, Ah-Chim-Hai, or Flame-of-the-Morning, belonged to a young boy named Kim-Huk-Moon. In order to pay for a prosthetic leg for his sister, Kim... more...

  • The Global Impact of South Korean Popular Cultureby Valentina Marinescu; Crystal S. Anderson; Ecaterina Balica; Colette Balmain; Paula Iadevito; Pawel Kida; Valentina Marinescu; Vladislava Mazaná; Suray Agung Nugroho; Irina Sotirova; Atsushi Takeda; Sherri L. Ter Molen; Sunny Yoon

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book presents the reception of Hallyu ("the Korean Wave") and the real and imaginary ?maps? of the export of South Korean cultural products around the world. It is an interdisciplinary and multicultural approach to the impact of Hallyu, including chapters on the effects of South Korean culture on countries in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.... more...

  • Korea's Development Under Park Chung Heeby Hyung-A Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Based on personal interviews with the principal policy-makers of the 1970s, Korea's Development under Park Chung-Hee examines how the president sought to develop South Korea into an independent, autonomous sovereign state both economically and militarily. Kim provides a new narrative in the complex task of exploring the paradoxical nature and effects... more...

  • Brothers at Warby Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.33

    In this blockbusting trade debut, distinguished American professor Sheila Miyoshi Jager interweaves international events and previously unknown personal accounts to give a brilliant new history of the war, its aftermath and its global impact told from American, Korean, Soviet and Chinese sides. This is the first account to examine not only the military,... more...

  • The East Asian War, 1592-1598by James B. Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    As East Asia regains its historical position as a world centre, information on the history of regional relations becomes ever more critical. Astonishingly, Northeast Asia enjoyed five centuries of international peace from 1400 to 1894, broken only by one major international war ? the invasion of Korea in the 1590s by Japan?s ruler Hideyoshi. This... more...

  • The Development of Modern South Koreaby Kyong Ju Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The Development of Modern South Korea  provides a comprehensive analysis of South Korean modernization by examining the dimensions of state formation, capitalist development and nationalism. Taking a comparative and interdisciplinary approach this book highlights the most characteristic features of South Korean modernity in relation to its historical... more...

  • The Koreasby Charles K. Armstrong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Presenting a succinct, historically informed introduction to North and South Korea, the second edition of The Koreas considers the radically different ways these countries have dealt with the growing challenges of globalization. Since the first edition?s publication, the economic, political, and social differences have only intensified, making evident... more...