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Korea, a mysterious country in the East

Hubert Mono Ndjana

Korea, a mysterious country in the East

by Hubert Mono Ndjana

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Published by Foreign Languages Pub. House in Pyongyang, Korea .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea (North)
    • Subjects:
    • Mono Ndjana, Hubert -- Travel -- Korea (North),
    • Korea (North) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHubert Mono Ndjana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS932.4 .M65 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination100 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2127043M
      LC Control Number88188501

        Winchester's gift for capturing engaging characters in true, compelling stories provides us with a treasury of enchanting and informed insight on the culture, language, history, and politics of this little-known corner of a new introduction by the author, Korea is a beautiful journey through a mysterious country and a memorable 4/5(7). Start studying Geography Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. Has each country of East Asia responded differently to the perceived threat of the West? _____ Is the religion of North Korea that focuses people's attention on the personality of the country's dictator.

      "North Korea is a mysterious country. The more I learned, the more I realized how little I knew about the place -- and the more curious I became." The US will ban American citizens from visiting. A Journey through North Korea "Intriguing. Absorbing. A truly eye-opening glimpse into the world's most mysterious and fascinating country." North Korea is a land of unrivalled natural beauty with more than 5, years of history and culture.

        As might be expected under such circumstances, the literature on this deliberately mysterious country tends to be polarized and politicized, with the ratio of opinion to fact often distressingly high. Fortunately, there is a corpus of careful work on North Korea that the curious and concerned can turn to. Communism in Korea, Volumes I and : Nicholas Eberstadt. This massive compilation provides a complete picture of North Korea and its threatening nuclear weapon and missile programs with hundreds of pages of up-to-date information, featuring professional analysis and background data about the nation and its leadership.


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