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Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History

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  • Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History (W. W. Norton & Company) – Hardcover (1997)
    by Mr. Bruce Cumings

    Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History

    Hardcover, W. W. Norton & Company
    1997
    English
    527 pages

    ISBN: 0393040119
    ISBN-13: 9780393040111

    Over the past 150 years Korea have moved in a steep trajectory from an isolated, traditional country to a modern society with a robust global economy and increasingly democratic politics. The author of this study contends that the survival of the political division between north and south shows that this path has been far from smooth. The book focuses on Korea's fractured 20th-century history, covering the loss of its independence in 1910, its colonization by Japan until 1945, national division, political turmoil, a ... Show more

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