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Korea's divided families : fifty years of separation

Author: James A Foley
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The divided families problem is the most serious humanitarian issue facing North and South Korea in their difficult and painful path towards rapprochement. Involving hundreds of thousands of first-generation divided family members, the vast majority of whom have not seen their relatives since the Korean War, it is, given the advanced ages of those it most directly concerns, the most urgent and pressing of the many
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Foley
ISBN: 0415297389 9780415297387 9780415546348 0415546346
OCLC Number: 50255095
Description: 212 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Diaspora and political division --
2. The size and scale of the divided families problem --
3. Korea's divided families and Korea's division and reunification --
4. Family histories --
5. Reunion --
6. Hopes for the future.
Responsibility: James A. Foley.
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