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Environment, Politics, and Ideology in North Korea: Landscape as Political Project

by Robert Winstanley-Chesters

This book provides a unique summary of North Korean environmental and developmental policies. Coupling ideological and political developments with a review of practical projects within specific sectors, it provides...


Divided Dynamism: The Diplomacy of Separated Nations: Germany, Korea, China

by John J. Metzler

Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War...


Korean P'ansori Singing Tradition: Development, Authenticity, and Performance History

by Yeonok Jang

In Korean P’ansori Singing Tradition: Development, Authenticity, and Performance History, Yeonok Jang studies the periodical developments and changes in the performance context, vocal developments, singing...


Exodus to North Korea: Shadows from Japan's Cold War

by Tessa Morris-Suzuki

Through travels that range from Geneva to Pyongyang, this remarkable book takes readers on an odyssey through one of the most extraordinary forgotten tragedies of the Cold War: the "return" of over 90,000 people,...


A History of Korea: From "Land of the Morning Calm" to States in Conflict

by Jinwung Kim

Contemporary North and South Korea are nations of radical contrasts: one a bellicose totalitarian state with a failing economy; the other a peaceful democracy with a strong economy. Yet their people share a...


The Culture of Fengshui in Korea: An Exploration of East Asian Geomancy

by Hong-Key Yoon

Hong-Key Yoon's book explores the nature of geomantic principles (fengshui) and the culture of practicing them in Korean cultural contexts. He clearly analyzes the nature and historical background of geomancy,...


Korea: The Impossible Country

by Daniel Tudor

[Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the postwar period. From a failed state with no democratic tradition, ruined...


Reckless

by Andrew Geer

Reckless was a horse who became a member of the Marines during the Korean War. She carried ammunition and was cited for her bravery under fire. Beloved by the Marines, she was decorated and promoted to sergeant....


Paintings of Bundelkhand

by Narmada Prasad Upadhyaya & Harsha V. Dehejia

About the Book

This volume, a visual journey, through its meticulous deliberations on the wall paintings and miniature paintings of Bundelkhand makes us reminisce the footfalls of valiant Bundella kings, ankle...


More Than Witnesses

by Jim Stenzel

More Than Witnesses is a truly living witness of dedicated missionaries who fought with their body and spirit for peace and justice in Korea.


Foreign Friends

by David P. Fields

The division of Korea in August 1945 was one of the most consequential foreign policy decisions of the twentieth century. Despite the enormous impact this split has had on international relations from the Cold...


Sovereignty Experiments

by Alyssa M. Park

Sovereignty Experiments tells the story of how authorities in Korea, Russia, China, and Japan—through diplomatic negotiations, border regulations, legal categorization of subjects and aliens, and cultural...


Flowering Plums and Curio Cabinets

by Sunglim Kim

The social and economic rise of the chungin class (�middle people� who ranked between the yangban aristocracy and commoners) during the late Chos n period (1700�1910) ushered in a world of materialism...


To the Diamond Mountains: A Hundred-Year Journey through China and Korea

by Tessa Morris-Suzuki

Following in the footsteps of a writer, artist, and feminist who traveled the route a century ago, To the Diamond Mountains takes readers on a unique journey through China and North and South Korea. By probing...


Korean Communication, Media, and Culture

by Nojin Kwak, Kyu Ho Youm, Hye-ryeon Lee & Yoonmo Sang et al.

Korean Communication, Media, and Culture is a bibliography of English-language publications for non-Korean-speaking academics, researchers, and professionals. In addition to the actual annotations of all the...


Rationality in the North Korean Regime

by David W. Shin

How and why are the Kims rational? There is no consensus about either the Kims’ rationality or how best to determine if they are rational actors. Rationality in the North Korean Regime offers a concise and...


Buddhas and Ancestors

by Juhn Y. Ahn

Two issues central to the transition from the Kory to the Chos n dynasty in fourteenth-century Korea were social differences in ruling elites and the decline of Buddhism, which had been the state religion. In...


Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea

by Nojin Kwak, Dal Yong Jin, Yeuseung Kim & Ji-Hyun Ahn et al.

In recent decades, Korean communication and media have substantially grown to become some of the most significant segments of Korean society. Since the early 1990s, Korea has experienced several distinctive...


Our Korea Connection

by Jo Bell & Kevin Bell

“I really don’t want to go to Korea! It’s a freezing cold, colourless place where people only wear khaki and fight wars!”

For two, fourth generation Australians in the early 1970’s, the only vision...


Claims to Territory Between Japan and Korea in International Law

by Pilkyu Kim

The period following World War II has witnessed numerous international territorial disputes, particularly in Asia and Africa. Even as we enter the twenty-first century, a large number of these territorial disputes...