North Korea: A History (Hardcover)

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In this key textbook, Michael J. Seth offers an excellent synthesis of existing scholarship, including a thorough examination of contemporary sources. Seth masterfully traces how North Korea gradually transformed itself from a Soviet-style socialist state to an ultra-nationalist, dynastic one, illuminating this journey with an engaging understanding of the political, ideological, economic and social forces at play. Throughout, Seth adds a rich dimension by placing North Korean history into broader global perspective and considering the implications for the future of the country.

With a helpful glossary and an exhaustive bibliography, this clear and accessible overview is an ideal text for students of North Korean history, and for anyone with an interest in the evolution of this uncommon nation.

About the Author


Michael J. Seth is Professor of History at James Madison University, USA.Michael J. Seth is Professor of History at James Madison University, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781352002218
ISBN-10: 1352002213
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 14th, 2018
Pages: 300
Language: English