Kim Il Sung in the Khrushchev era : Soviet-DPRK relations and the roots of North Korean despotism, 1953-1964 (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Kim Il Sung in the Khrushchev era : Soviet-DPRK relations and the roots of North Korean despotism, 1953-1964

Author: Balázs Szalontai
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2005.
Series: Cold War International History Project series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Concentrating on the years 1953-64, this history describes how North Korea became more despotic even as other Communist countries underwent de-Stalinization. The author's principal new source is the Hungarian diplomatic archives, which contain extensive reporting on Kim Il Sung and North Korea. This book is informed by research on the period in the Soviet and Eastern European archives and by recently published  Read more...
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Szalontai, Balázs.
Kim Il Sung in the Khrushchev era.
Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)649988552
Named Person: Il-sŏng Kim; Il-sŏng Kim; Il-sŏng Kim; Il-sŏng Kim; Il-sŏng Kim
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Balázs Szalontai
ISBN: 0804753229 9780804753227
OCLC Number: 59098887
Description: xxiii, 343 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Historical Background 1 --
2 Arisen from Ashes 35 --
3 Crisis and Confrontation 62 --
4 A Challenge to the Leader 85 --
5 Ch'ollima and Repression 113 --
6 Breezes of Reform 136 --
7 Defying the Kremlin 174 --
8 The Matrix of North Korean Despotism 210.
Series Title: Cold War International History Project series.
Responsibility: Balázs Szalontai.
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Concentrating on the years 1953-64, this history describes how North Korea became more despotic even as other Communist countries underwent de-Stalinization.  Read more...

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"This book, a rigorously documented analysis of Kim Il Sung's despotism, is important reading for any serious student of North Korea." -- <I>Asian Affairs Read more...

 
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