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Understanding North Korea: Indigenous Perspectives Hardcover – Dec 4 2013

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This is a fascinating collection of articles on North Korea by top-notch native South Korean specialists. Balanced, penetrating, and empirically rich analyses. The book is a must read for those who are interested in contemporary North Korea.
-- Chung-in Moon

This book should be read by Korea-concerned scholars, policy makers, media commentators, and the public throughout the world—especially in the United States, Japan, China, Russia, and in both parts of divided Korea. -- Glenn D. Paige, chair, Center for Global Nonkilling

For Americans who want to go beyond the headlines to deepen their understanding of North Korea, this accessible and informative book by knowledgeable South Korean specialists is an excellent starting point. -- Leon V. Sigal, director, Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project, SSRC

About the Author

Han Jong-woo is visiting professor of the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyunghee University, project architect of Syracuse University’s information technology project with DPRK’s Kim Chaek University of Technology, and president of the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Jung Tae-hern is professor in the Korean History Department, Korea University, chairman of the Center for Korean History, Korea University, and vice chairman of Inter-Korea Historian Association.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Lexington Books (Dec 4 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 428 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0739179209
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0739179208
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 807 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.21 x 3.61 x 23.83 cm
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