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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Located on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia, the communist country of North Korea has figured in US foreign affairs since the Korean War ended in 1953. Featuring photographs, maps, and facts and history, this book presents an exploration of the people, culture, history, geography, environment, economy, and government of this nation. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80
He visits a bizarre flower-show in Pyongyang, crosses confusing ethno-religious fault lines in the Balkans and Lebanon, drinks tea with friendly Yemenis near Osama bin Laden?s ancestral village, explores prehistoric caves with Tuareg tribesmen in Libya, and plays Indiana Jones among pyramids shortly after a rebel attack on Khartoum. Through long-forgotten... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
When the U.S. Constitution was first created and signed, America was a small country with a tiny population. As the country expanded to the south and the west, citizens became more loyal to their state or region and not to the overall nation. This book explores the concept of nationalism, the conditions in the United States that encouraged its growth,... more...
- Rough Guides 2011; US$ 20.99
The Rough Guide to Seoul is the ultimate travel companion to the Korean capital, one of Asia's most intriguing and energetic cities. Comprehensive listings sections detail the very best places to eat, drink, shop and unwind - everything from the luxurious cafes, restaurants and clothing boutiques of Apgujeong to Hongdae's snack stands, barbeque halls... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 89.90
The Republic of Korea's global expansion has been mirrored by its interest and presence in Southeast Asia. From trade, investment, aid, tourism, to the cultural "Korean wave", its various roles have blossomed and its influence has grown. The ASEAN region has not only affected Korean foreign policy, but also many aspects of Korean life,... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 90.00
Written by Joong-Seok Seo, an eminent Korean historian and a thinker of rare originality, this book examines the tumultuous history of modern Korea from the perspective of nationalism. The book goes to the heart of critical questioning about the political uses and abuses of nationalism by the ruling elites of post-liberation Korea. more...
- Rough Guides 2013; US$ 25.99
The Rough Guide to Korea is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating peninsula, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best tourist attractions. Discover Korea's highlights with stunning photography and insightful descriptions of everything from Seoul's wonderful palaces and hectic nightlife scene to the fishing islands of the West... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2008; US$ 10.99
The world knows more about secret North Korea than the free society of the South. As a peace summit heralded a new era for a country divided for 50 years, Jennifer Barclay searched for the spirit of South Korea, discovering a land full of passion, tradition and spirituality, good humour and great food. Jen quit her high-pressure job and followed her... more...
- Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 33.99
Korea Between Empires chronicles the development of a Korean national consciousness. It focuses on two critical periods in Korean history and asks how key concepts and symbols were created and integrated into political programs to create an original Korean understanding of national identity, the nation-state, and nationalism. Looking at the often-ignored... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
The transformation of the Bodleian Libraries provides an example of how major libraries can meet twenty-first century challenges: in 2008 it was facing a failed system installation, a failed plan to cope with its storage needs and the threat of losing status as a repository suitable to house important manuscripts. Three years later it... more...