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Modern Korea by Andrew Salmon
  

Modern Korea

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The fascinating history of a divided country From nuclear missiles to Samsung smartphones; from assassins to salarymen; from Kim Il-sung to Psy; Modern Korea: All That Matters is the extraordinary story of the flashpoint peninsula that dominates talk in boardrooms and newsrooms. Korea, the author argues, provides two stark benchmarks for national development: Epic success and catastrophic failure. And its final chapter has yet to be written.

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Modern Korea by Andrew Salmon

The fascinating history of a divided country From nuclear missiles to Samsung smartphones; from assassins to salarymen; from Kim Il-sung to Psy; Modern Korea: All That Matters is the extraordinary story of the flashpoint peninsula that dominates talk in boardrooms and newsrooms. Korea, the author argues, provides two stark benchmarks for national development: Epic success and catastrophic failure. And its final chapter has yet to be written.

About the Author

Andrew Salmon covers the Koreas for Forbes, France 24, the South China Morning Post and the Washington Times. He has authored four books covering Korean food, the Korean War and the role of U.S. business in South Korean development.

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Publication date

29th August 2014

Author

Andrew Salmon

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Publisher

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
160 pages

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Asian history

21st century history: from c 2000 -

ISBN

9781473601253

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