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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom inthe West

by Blaine Harden

The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped

 

North Korea’s political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin’s...


Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee--A Look Inside North Korea

by Jang Jin-Sung

In this rare insider’s view into contemporary North Korea, a high-ranking counterintelligence agent describes his life as a former poet laureate to Kim Jong-il and his breathtaking escape to freedom.

“The...


A Single Shard

by Linda Sue Park

In this Newbery Medal-winning book set in 12th century Korea, Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan, lives under a bridge in Ch’ulp’o, a potters' village famed for delicate celadon ware. He has become fascinated...


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...


Inch'on 1950: The last great amphibious assault

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of Inch'on, which was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean War (1950-1953), as well as the last major amphibious assault of division-size conducted in the history of warfare....


Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

by Suki Kim

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign

 

Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing...


A Capitalist in North Korea: My Seven Years in the Hermit Kingdom

by Felix Abt

Business in North Korea: a paradoxical and fascinating situation is interpreted by a true insider.

In 2002, the Swiss power company ABB appointed Felix Abt its country director for North Korea. The Swiss Entrepreneur...


A History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present

by Michael J. Seth

In this comprehensive yet compact book, Michael J. Seth surveys Korean history from Neolithic times to the present. He explores the origins and development of Korean society, politics, and still little-known...


The Koreans

by Michael Breen

The rise of South Korea is one of the most unexpected and inspirational developments of the latter part of our century. A few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation...


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 15, Number 1 (Fall 2010)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 14, Number 1 (Fall 2009)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Hwasook Nam

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 13, Number 1 (Fall 2008)

by John Duncan & Gi-Wook Shin

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies Vol 11, Number 1 (Fall 2006)

by John Duncan & Gi-Wook Shin

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 9, Number 1 (2004)

by John Duncan & Gi-Wook Shin

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 18, Number 2 (Fall 2013)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 17, Number 2 (Fall 2012)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 17, Number 1 (Spring 2012)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Volume 16, Number 2 (Fall 2011)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Journal of Korean Studies, Number 1 (Spring 2011)

by Clark W. Sorensen & Donald Baker

The University of Washington-Korea Studies Program, in collaboration with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, is proud to publish the Journal of Korean Studies.


The Korean War: An International History

by Wada Haruki

This classic history of the Korean War—from its origins through the armistice—is now available in English for the first time. Wada Haruki, one of the world’s leading scholars of the war, has thoroughly...