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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...
- MacIntyrePurcell Publishing, Inc 2014; US$ 9.99
From ancient royal palaces and Korean traditional houses to all-night markets, N Seoul Tower, and the club scene, no city combines the ancient and the contemporary quite like Seoul. Local experts weigh in on one of the world?s most dynamic cities, including contributions from Robert Neff, Tracey Stark, Daniel Gray, Kim Young-sook, Joel Levin, Michael... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00
In no nation on earth has history accelerated with such speed as in Korea. A medieval dynasty at the end of the 19th century,it underwent a traumatic colonization,then,in its hour of liberation was divided by the great powers at the end of World War II. Devastated by a fratricidal war,the peninsula has remained divided ever since. South Korea is the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The debate in South Korea over the government's engagement policy toward North Korea (the so-called 'sunshine? policy) did not start with Pyongyang's recent admission that it has been secretly pursuing a nuclear weapons program in violation of multiple international commitments. However, the evolution of the debate will be an important determinant... more...