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- 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$ 32.99
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 2012; 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 had a new state-of-the-art... 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...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 44.99
Kang Hang was a Korean scholar-official taken prisoner in 1597 by an invading Japanese army during the Imjin War of 1592–1598. 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...
- IRH Press Co., Ltd 2013; US$ 14.95
For some time now, Master Ryuho Okawa has been warning that we are in a second cold war. Master Okawa is committed to assisting the world by making valuable information available through his spiritual interview series. His immediate goals are to help the international community contain China's hegemony, protect Asia and the rest of the world from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
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$ 54.95
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...