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Rogue regime : Kim Jong Il and the looming threat of North Korea

Author: Jasper Becker
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes the reader inside one of the most secretive countries in the world, exposing the internal chaos, blind faith, rampant corruption, and terrifying cruelty of its rulers. This work details the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Chŏng-il Kim; Chŏng-il Kim
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jasper Becker
ISBN: 0195308913 9780195308914
OCLC Number: 74522084
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Famine and flight --
The Kim dynasty --
The making of a God king --
Slave state --
North Korea's economic collapse --
Kim Jong Il's Court --
Kim Jong II --
the terrorist master --
Nuclear warlord --
Kim Jong II-the reformer --
The United Nations and genocide --
Kim Dae Jung and the South Korean way --
Grappling with a Rogue state.
Responsibility: Jasper Becker.

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"A very timely book.... Not for the faint-hearted. Mr. Becker takes an unblinking look at a dark regime that has made North Korea an international pariah, has elevated its rulers to the status of Read more...

 
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