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Kim II-song's North Korea

Author: Helen-Louise Hunter; Stephen J Foreword by Solarz
Publisher: London : Praeger, 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers an insight into North Korea, detailing the everyday life of people who live in one of the most isolated and secretive societies of the 20th century. It also provides a portrait of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen-Louise Hunter; Stephen J Foreword by Solarz
ISBN: 0275962962 9780275962968
OCLC Number: 474556383
Description: 262 p.
Contents: Foreword Introduction The Twin Pillars of Society Songbun The Cult of Kim Il-song The Kim Il-song Man: Good Songbun and Dedication to Kim Kim's Blueprint For Life: From the Cradle to the Grave Family Life Children: "Living Like Kings and Queens" The Teenage Years: A Rude Awakening Leisure Activities Romance Hoodlums The Long Years in the Military The Women Left Behind Marriage Working to Death: An Exhausted Population The Dream versus Reality Pyongyang: Kim's Dream City The Privileged Life Real Life Consumer Goods and Services Personal Savings Housing Education Health Care Epilogue Selected Bibliography Index

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"Thanks to efforts by former Sen. Stephen J. Solarz and others, Hunter's exhaustive study was finally declassified and published in the present form....Hunter deals with virtually every aspect of Read more...

 
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