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Making of Modern Korea

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ISBN-10: 0415237491

ISBN-13: 9780415237499

Edition: 2002

Authors: Adrian Buzo

List price: $63.95
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This text provides an accurate, balanced and readable history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea's regional and geographic context, through which Buzo analyses the influence of bigger and more powerful states on the peninsula of Korea. Key features of the book include:* comprehensive coverage of Korean history* analysis of important comtemporary developments* comparative focus on both North and South Korea* Korea examined within its regional context* a detailed chronology and suggestions for further reading.This book is an invaluable one-volume resource for all students of modern Korean history, international politics and Asian Studies.
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Joined to the Empire 1910-1931
The Dark Gulf 1931-1945
Bitter Liberty 1945-48
The Supreme Disaster 1948-1953
The Mastery of Despair 1953-71
Reversal of Fortunes 1971-1980
Divergent Courses 1980-1992
Hallowed by the Price 1992-2006
Major Events 1910-2006