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Historical dictionary of the Republic of Korea

Author: James Hoare
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities as well as aspects of the country's politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. The book is an excellent reference for students, researchers, and anyone  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hoare
ISBN: 9780810871632 0810871637
OCLC Number: 904144308
Notes: Editor's Foreword -- Preface -- Reader's Note -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Chronology -- Maps -- Introduction -- THE DICTIONARY -- Appendix A: Government Structure of the Republic of Korea -- Appendix B: Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and Prime Ministers -- Appendix C: Presidential Elections -- Appendix D: National Assembly Elections -- Appendix E: Text of the December 1991 Agreement on Reconciliation, Non-aggression and Exchanges and Cooperation between the South and the North -- Appendix F: North-South Joint Declaration of 15 June 2000 -- Bibliography -- About the Author.
Description: lxxi, 619 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's Foreword Jon Woronoff Preface Reader's Note Acronyms and Abbreviations Chronology Maps Introduction THE DICTIONARY Bibliography Appendix A: Government Structure of the Republic of Korea Appendix B: Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and Prime Ministers Appendix C: Presidential Elections Appendix D: National Assembly Elections Appendix E: Text of the December 1991 Agreement on Reconciliation, Nonaggression and Exchanges and Cooperation between the South and the North Appendix F: North-South Joint Declaration of 15 June 2000 About the Author
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Responsibility: James E. Hoare.
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This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section  Read more...

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The year 2015 marks two significant milestones in Korea's history: the 70th anniversary of the peninsular division at the end of WW II (1945) into the communist Democratic Peoples' Republic of Korea Read more...

 
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