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Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date September 1, 2005
Pages 542
Binding Paperback
Edition Updated
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393327021
ISBN-10 0393327027
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.60 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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Summary
An updated edition covers how such factors as the imperial era, the Cold War, and the economic crisis of the 1990s have shaped modern Korea, discussing the fractured relationship between North and South Korea as well as North Korea's renewed nuclear programs in defiance of the current Bush administration. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393040111
 
from W W Norton & Co Inc (March 1, 1997)
9780393040111 | details & prices | 527 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.75 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $35.00
About: A narrative chronicle of modern Korea focuses on the country's turbulent twentieth-century history, discussing its 1910 loss of independence, its years under Japanese rule, its division and the Korean War, and its postwar recovery and economic growth
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393316810 Book cover for 9780393327021
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Updated edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (September 1, 2005)
9780393327021 | details & prices | 542 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $19.95
About: A narrative chronicle of modern Korea focuses on the country's turbulent twentieth-century history, discussing its 1910 loss of independence, its years under Japanese rule, its division and the Korean War, and its postwar recovery and economic growth.
from W W Norton & Co Inc (February 1, 1998)
9780393316810 | details & prices | 527 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $20.60
About: A narrative chronicle of modern Korea focuses on the country's turbulent twentieth-century history, discussing its 1910 loss of independence, its years under Japanese rule, its division and the Korean War, and its postwar recovery and economic growth

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