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The real North Korea : life and politics in the failed Stalinist utopia

Autor: A N Lanʹkov
Editora: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edição/Formato   Livro : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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After providing an accessible history of the nation, the author turns his focus to what North Korea is, what its leadership thinks and how its people cope with living in such an oppressive and poor place, arguing that North Korea is not irrational, but rather a nation that has survived against all odds.
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Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: A N Lanʹkov
ISBN: 9780199964291 0199964297
Número OCLC: 813930740
Descrição: xv, 283 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Conteúdos: The society Kim Il Sung built and how he did it --
Two decades of crisis --
The logic of survival (domestically) --
The survival diplomacy interlude --
The contours of a future: what might happen to North Korea in the next two decades --
What to do about the North? --
Being ready for what we wish for --
Conclusion.
Responsabilidade: Andrei Lankov.
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In The Real North Korea, Lankov substitutes cold, clear analysis for the overheated rhetoric surrounding this opaque police state. Based on vast expertise, this book reveals how average North Koreans  Ler mais...

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In his accessible and refreshingly fair-minded new book, Andrei Lankov does a fine job of making sense of the world's most inscrutable state...it is a commanding overview of the country's politics Ler mais...

 
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