History - Asia - Korea

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The Impossible State: North Korea, Pa...

Victor Cha

Former White House official Victor Cha has written the definitive volume on North Korea, arguably the world's most menacing and mysterious nation. In The Impossible State, Cha, a singular expert on the region, exposes North Korea's ve...

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Published: Oct 2013

The Koreans: Who They Are, What They ...

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 they came out of the f...

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Published: Jan 2004

The Impossible State, Updated Edition...

Victor Cha

“Drawing upon his unique and deep academic work and policy experience, Victor Cha has produced one of the most astute, insightful, and lucid textson North Korea. Simply put, this book is a must-read for all—experts and casual obse...

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Published: Oct 2018

Most Important People in Korean Histo...

Bridge Education

The Most Important People in Korean History presents a comprehensive list of the most influential figures who shaped, affected, and inspired the country over the past 4,000 years, in an easy-to-understand chronological order, along wi...

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Published: Sep 2017

A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraor...

Paul Fischer

An Amazon Best of The Year Nonfiction SelectionLibrary Journal Top Ten Book of the Year!The Extraordinary True Story of Kim Jong-Il’s kidnapping of the golden couple of South Korean Cinema, The Movies They Were Forced to Make, and T...

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Published: Feb 2016

See You Again in Pyongyang: A Journey...

Travis Jeppesen

A "close-up look at the cloistered country" (USA Today), See You Again in Pyongyang is American writer Travis Jeppesen's "probing" and "artful" (New York Times Book Review) chronicle of his travels in North Korea--an eye-opening portr...

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Published: May 2019

Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Ho...

Mike Kim

The first of its kind, this book provides a unique inside look into the hidden world of ordinary North Koreans. Mike Kim, who worked with refugees on the Chinese border for four years, recounts their experiences of enduring famine, se...

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Published: May 2010

Without You, There Is No Us: My Time ...

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 praises to Kim Jong-il...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Girl with Seven Names

Hyeonseo Lee

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family...

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Published: May 2016

Korea: The Impossible Country: South ...

Daniel Tudor

"Daniel Tudor covers all the important issues, yet does not simply tell the more familiar stories, but looks deeper and wider to give the full story of Korea today." —Martin Uden, Former British Ambassador to South KoreaIn...

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Published: Nov 2018
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