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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 95.10
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...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2012; US$ 12.80
How do you solve a problem like North Korea? Much has been written about the deaths of North Korea?s first two leaders, Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, and the implications for the country and its people, but what about the future? Is the Korean peninsula doomed to an unstable, insecure future, or does a brighter future lie ahead? Above all, how is North... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
This richly photographed travel pictorial tours Korea?a place of dynamic innovation with strong traditional currents. Several years ago, a columnist at one of Korea's English language newspapers used the byline "Only the Morning is Calm." And while Korea is known as the Land of the Morning Calm, that columnist was right on target. From the hectic... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Kang Hang was a Korean scholar-official taken prisoner in 1597 by an invading Japanese army during the Imjin War of 15921598. While in captivity in Japan, Kang recorded his thoughts on human civilization, war, and the enemy?s culture and society, acting in effect as a spy for his king. Arranged and printed in the seventeenth century as Kanyangnok... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 34.68
Der Koreakrieg ist durch den Waffenstillstand vom 27. Juli 1953 nur eingefroren und kann jederzeit wieder ausbrechen. Ein Friedensvertrag existiert bis zum heutigen Tag nicht. Pjöngjangs Politik ist heute noch so undurchschaubar wie damals. Trotzdem sind unsere Kenntnisse - insbesondere dank der Veröffentlichung sowjetischer und chinesischer Quellen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on early Korean state formation, integrated so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions in peninsular state formation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Korean civilisation from early times to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary is intended for students, teachers and researchers,... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
Assimilating Seoul , the first book-length study written in English about Seoul during the colonial period, challenges conventional nationalist paradigms by revealing the intersection of Korean and Japanese history in this important capital. Through microhistories of Shinto festivals, industrial expositions, and sanitation campaigns, Todd A. Henry... more...