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Bipolar Orders : the Two Koreas Since 1989.

Author: Hyung Gu Lynn
Publisher: London : Zed Books Ltd., 2007.
Series: Global history of the present.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 isolation, while South Korea has undergone democratization and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hyung Gu Lynn
ISBN: 9781848130517 1848130511 1842777432 9781842777435 1842777424 9781842777428
OCLC Number: 476155913
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Acronyms; Notes on Transliteration; Map of the Korean Peninsula; Chronology; Introduction; 1 --
Pandora's Box?; 2 --
Altered States; 3 --
Holy Trinity; 4 --
Economic Tetralogies; 5 --
Decussation Effects?; 6 --
Conclusion; Notes; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index.
Series Title: Global history of the present.

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