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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
by Blaine Harden
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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 Soviet gulags and twelve times as... (read more)

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Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women
Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese Comfort Women
by Joshua D Pilzer
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In the wake of the Asia-Pacific War, Korean survivors of the "comfort women" system-those bound into sexual slavery for the Japanese military during the war-lived under great pressure not to speak about what had happened to them. Hearts of Pine brings us... (read more)

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Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
by Guy Delisle
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Guy Delisle was born in Quebec City in 1966 and has spent the last decade living and working in the South of France with his wife and son. Delisle has spent ten years, mostly in Europe, working in animation, an experience that taught him about movement... (read more)

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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick
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A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens   Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick... (read more)

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Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History
by Bruce Cumings
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In his "immensely illuminating and accessible history" (Kirkus Reviews), Bruce Cumings delivers a memorable narrative of Korea's fractured modern history. Beginning with an overview of the cultural and political traditions of this accomplished... (read more)

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Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies
Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies
by Victor D Cha
Publisher Comments
Coming to the issues from different perspectives, the authors together have written an essential work of clear-eyed reflection and authoritative analysis. They refute a number of misconceptions and challenge faulty thinking that surrounds the discussion... (read more)

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The Koreansdings
The Koreansdings
by Michael Breen
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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 fields and into... (read more)

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The Real North Korea: Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia
The Real North Korea: Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia
by Andrei Lankov
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Andrei Lankov has gone where few outsiders have ever been. A native of the former Soviet Union, he lived as an exchange student in North Korea in the 1980s. He has studied it for his entire career, using his fluency in Korean and personal contacts to... (read more)

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Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, & Modernity
by Laurel Kendall
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This work explores what it means to be modern and what it means to be Korean in a culture where courtship and marriage are often the crucible in which notions of gender and class are cast and recast. Touching on a number of important issues—identity,... (read more)

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The Uncharted Path
The Uncharted Path
by Myung Bak Lee
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Myong-bak Lee, current president of the Republic of Korea and former CEO of Hyundai, was once a poor boy whose only clothes were his school uniform. In this memoir, he attributes his success to the values of hard work and determination instilled in... (read more)

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Measured Excess: Status, Gender, and Consumer Nationalism in South Korea
Measured Excess: Status, Gender, and Consumer Nationalism in South Korea
by Laura C Nelson
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This insightful analysis of the ways in which South Korean economic development strategies have reshaped the country's national identity gives specific attention to the manner in which women, as the primary agents of consumption, have been affected by... (read more)

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Century of the Tiger: One Hundred Years of Korean Culture in America, 1903-2003
Century of the Tiger: One Hundred Years of Korean Culture in America, 1903-2003
by Morris Pang
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Gathers work by some of the best and most eloquent Korean authors in Korea and America to tell the dramatic story of Korean culture in America over the last century.... (read more)

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Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior
Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior
by Scott Snyder
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The ordeal of negotiating with North Koreans during the Cold War has left the impression of a crazy and bizarre diplomacy, of negotiators who insult and provoke their Western counterparts while fabricating crises and fomenting discord. As Negotiating on... (read more)

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Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding North Korea
Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding North Korea
by C Kenneth Quinones
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In this accessible guide, readers will find unmatched expert analysis of the volatile situation in North Korea, along with answers to frequently asked questions. Covered topics include: € North Korea's geography, people, industry, political systems, and... (read more)

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The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist's Release from Captivity in North Korea . . . a Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiven
The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist's Release from Captivity in North Korea . . . a Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiven
by Euna Lee
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For the first time, Euna Lee—the young wife, mother, and film editor detained in North Korea—tells a harrowing, but ultimately inspiring, story of survival and faith in one of the most isolated parts of the world.   On March 17, 2009... (read more)

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Nuclear Showdown North Korea Takes on the World
Nuclear Showdown North Korea Takes on the World
by Gordon G Chang
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If we lose, I will destroy the world, said Kim Jong Il, supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Kim's regime insults all of us. Its very existence is an affront to humanity's sense of decency and challenges accepted notions of... (read more)

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Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country
Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country
by Mike Kim
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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, sex-trafficking, and... (read more)

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Everlasting Flower: A History of Korea
Everlasting Flower: A History of Korea
by Keith Pratt
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The defiant dictatorship of North Korea and the thriving democracy of South Korea may appear starkly different, but they share a complex and often misunderstood history that is ably recounted in Everlasting Flower. Keith Pratt traverses the ancient... (read more)

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Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
Korea: A Walk Through the Land of Miracles
by Simon Winchester
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In the late 1980s, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester set out on foot to discover the Republic of Korea — from its southern tip to the North Korean border — in order to set the record straight about this enigmatic and elusive... (read more)

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North Korea (Geographic Perspectives)
North Korea (Geographic Perspectives)
by Eugene J Palka
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Geographic Perspectives: North Korea provides a concise source of information on the physical environment and culture of the country. By examining the region through many of the sub-disciplines of geography - including historical, political, economic... (read more)

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