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The two Koreas : a contemporary history /

Don Oberdorfer and Robert Carlin.

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Main Author: Oberdorfer, Don.
Other Names: Carlin, Robert,
Published: New York : Basic Books, A member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
Edition: Revised and updated third edition.
Topics: HISTORY - Asia - General. | HISTORY - Asia - Korea. | HISTORY - Modern - 20th Century.
Regions: Korea (South) - History. | Korea (North) - History. | Korea (North) | Korea (South)
Genres: History.
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Physical Description: xix, 519 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-504) and index.
ISBN: 9780465031238 (pbk.)
0465031234 (pbk.)
Summary: "Ever since Korea was first divided at the end of World War II, the tension between its northern and southern halves has riveted-and threatened to embroil-the rest of the world. In this landmark history, now thoroughly revised and updated in conjunction with Korea expert Robert Carlin, veteran journalist Don Oberdorfer grippingly describes how a historically homogenous people became locked in a perpetual struggle for supremacy-and how they might yet be reconciled"--
"A new edition of the definitive overview of contemporary Korean history, updated with new material to account for recent, dramatic events"--
Other Names: Carlin, Robert, 1947-
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More Details for: The two Koreas : a contemporary history