Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea

Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea

Book - 2004 | 2nd ed
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This dictionary presents a balanced and objective view of South Korea, providing a long perspective and covering varied aspects of South Korean life. Domestic, political, and social events, foreign affairs, economic and cultural developments, and the men and women who have influenced the country's history are reviewed in the more than 400 entries, many of which are new or have been updated from the first edition. The dictionary's chronology and historical narrative, also updated, cover the entire history of Korea for the benefit of readers who have little or no knowledge of the overall history of the Korean people. The extensive bibliography has been updated to include the most current and best books, journals, and websites, making this a valuable reference source for the scholar, student, and general reader.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 0810849496 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: R951.95003 NAH 2004
Characteristics: cxxx, 313 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hoare, James


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