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  • 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...

  • The Koreasby Mary E. Connor

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00

    The Koreas delivers border-to-border coverage of North and South Korea, with chapters dedicated to history and geography, social and cultural customs, and economics and politics. With Russia and China as their neighbors to the north and 37,000 U.S. troops permanently stationed in the south, and with a history of occupation by powers like China, Mongolia,... more...

  • 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...

  • Korea Confronts the Futureby Johan Barry Kotch; Frank-Jugen Richter

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2005; US$ 17.50

    "Korea Confronts The Future" is a timely publication that seeks to capture the dynamics of change on the Korean peninsula today by linking three broad dimensions in twelve scenarios: the condition of the South Korean economy, the trajectory of North-South relations and the changing role of Korea?s regional neighbours and the United States.... more...

  • A Short History of the Korean Warby James L. Stokesbury

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    As pungent and concise as his short histories of both world wars, Stokesbury's survey of "the half war" takes a broad view and seems to leave nothing out but the details. The first third covers the North Korean invasion of June 1950, the Pusan perimeter crisis, MacArthur's master stroke at Inchon and the intervention by Chinese forces that November.... more...

  • The History of Koreaby Djun Kil Kim

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00

    The Koreas are two of the few countries in the East Asian world to successfully maintain political and cultural independence from China. Originated by the Han-Ye-Maek people who had migrated from North China to Manchuria and the Korean peninsula since 2000 BCE, three Korean dynasties—Great Silla, Koryo, and Choson—kept peace and prosperity... more...

  • North Korea Women in Culture, Business & Travelby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45

    Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Korean society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...

  • South Korea Travel Complete Profileby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 16.00

    Whether planning your own trip to South Korea, or planning someone else’s, you’ll be equipped with the all-inclusive travel report—both of our “Travel” and “Points of Interest” reports rolled into one. more...

  • Korea Yearbook (2008)by Rüdiger Frank; Susan Pares; Patrick Köllner; Jim Hoare

    BRILL 2008; US$ 88.00

    South Korea-related refereed articles in Korea Yearbook 2008 focus on the domestic political scene, relations with Japan, policy towards the North, higher education reform, and new Korean cinema. Additional articles deal with the recovery of the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War, economic reform in North Korea, and inter-Korean economic... more...

  • Truman, MacArthur and the Korean Warby Dennis D. Wainstock

    Enigma Books 2011; US$ 19.00

    The best concise military history of the first year of the Korean War and the Truman-MacArthur crisis. more...