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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This book presents a fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide, shedding light on the slow, but steady process of homogenization between the two estranged peoples, as accelerated after the end of the Cold War and especially after the inauguration of President Kim Dae-jung in 1998. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 100.00
In post-cold War thinking, North Korea was expected to collapse and be absorbed into a single Korean state by the democratic regime in South Korea. Fifteen years later, this has not happened, and June 2000 saw a summit making the warmest inter-Korean relations yet. Over that time period, the two Korean states found instead new mechanisms and methods... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 30.95
Are we heading for a new Korean War? Lee presents the history, the current situation, and US involvement, drawing on 25 years in the US and Asia with the Ford Foundation, the UN and the Asian Development Bank, using recently de-classified documents and pe more...
- Zed Books 2007; US$ 25.95
North Korea and South Korea are never far from the news headlines - one for the alleged danger it poses to the world, the other for its apparent capitalist success story. In Bipolar Orders, Hyung Gu Lynn analyzes the processes driving both countries since the 1980s. North Korea has experienced severe economic deterioration and increasing international... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 55.00
Berry examines the development of the two Koreas, the issues that have resulted in North Korea's efforts to develop atomic weapons, and the U.S. response to those endeavors in this addition to the Global Security Watch (GSW) series. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 27.22
An action-packed story of the men of the RAAF's No 77 fighter squadron, the only RAAF squadron to take part in the Korean War; initially with propeller driven World War II vintage mustangs which were replaced by meteor jet fighters when the Chinese, with their MiG 15s, entered the war. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
A BRACING ACCOUNT OF A WAR THAT IS EITHER MISUNDERSTOOD, FORGOTTEN, OR WILLFULLY IGNORED. For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts contemporary events. With access to new evidence and secret materials from both here and abroad, including... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00
Following its liberation from Japanese colonialism, at the end of WWII, Korea was divided into two separate nations. Because the Korean nation enjoyed a long dynastic history, its postwar partition was particularly traumatic. The ensuing Cold War years spawned the Korean War and subsequent decades of strained inter-Korean relations and tensions in... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 95.00
Asia in Focus: The Koreas presents an authoritative and unprecedented look at the contrasts and similarities between the history, geography, politics, economy, culture, and society of North Korea and South Korea. It offers a wealth of new insights into North Korean life, as well as extensive explorations of Korean music, arts, language, cuisine, and... more...