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- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
[Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the postwar period. From a failed state with no democratic tradition, ruined and partitioned by war, and sapped by a half-century of colonial rule, South Korea transformed itself in just fifty years into an economic... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 26.00
" A newly married Methodist minister, Larry Zellers was serving as a missionary and teacher in a small South Korean town near the 38th parallel when he was captured by the North Koreans on June 25, 1950. Until his release in 1953, Zellers endured brutal conditions and inhumane treatment. Through his story, Zellers shows that, despite the opinion that... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
"In three days the number of so-called 'volunteers' reached over three hundred men. Very quickly they organized us into military units. Just like that I became a North Korean soldier and was on the way to some unknown place." -- from the book South Korean Lee Young Ho was seventeen years old when he was forced to serve in the North Korean People's... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 169.00
With the leadership of the North Korean political regime in flux, the political and economic relationship between North Korea and South Korea, and between the Korean peninsula and the world, is uncertain. What would be the implications if the current North Korean government were to fall? This timely book provides a thorough analysis of the complexities... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...