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A capitalist in North Korea : my seven years in the Hermit Kingdom

Author: Felix Abt
Publisher: Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Business in North Korea: a paradoxical and fascinating situation is interpreted by a true insider. In 2002, the Swiss power company ABB appointed Felix Abt its country director for North Korea. The Swiss Entrepreneur lived and worked in North Korea for seven years, one of the few foreign businessmen there. After the experience, Abt felt compelled to write A Capitalist in North Korea to describe the multifaceted  Read more...
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Abt, Felix.
Capitalist in North Korea : my seven years in the Hermit Kingdom.
Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, ©2014
319 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Abt
ISBN: 9781462914104 1462914101
OCLC Number: 889265242
Description: 1 online resource (341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Preface: On the Verge of Glasnost?; PART I; Chapter 1 Into the Heart of Darkness; Chapter 2 Malaise into Opportunity; Chapter 3 Look to the Party, Young Revolutionary, and Buy; Chapter 4 Healing the Great Leader's Children; Chapter 5 Same Bed, Different Dreams; Chapter 6 A Manchurian Candidate?; PART II; Chapter 7 Southerners, Yankees, and "Chinese Lips"; Chapter 8 Feeding the People; Chapter 9 Flowers of the Nation; Chapter 10 Nurturing Revolutionaries; Chapter 11 Coming and Going; Chapter 12 Partying, Pyongyang-Style; PART III; Chapter 13 The Price of Glory. Chapter 14 The Loss of InnocenceEpilogue: Winds of Change; Acknowledgments; Back Cover.
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Business in North Korea: a paradoxical and fascinating situation is interpreted by a true insider. In 2002, the Swiss power company ABB appointed Felix Abt its country director for North Korea. The Swiss Entrepreneur lived and worked in North Korea for seven years, one of the few foreign businessmen there. After the experience, Abt felt compelled to write A Capitalist in North Korea to describe the multifaceted society he encountered. North Korea, at the time, was heavily sanctioned by the UN, which made it extremely difficult to do business. Yet, he discovered that it was a place where plasti.

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