A Socioeconomic History of North Korea

A Socioeconomic History of North Korea

By: Daniel Schwekendiek (author)Paperback

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Even as its rise as a nuclear power unfolds on the nightly news, North Korea remains arguably the most mysterious country in the world. A virtual blackout of statistical information coming from the reclusive regime has shrouded the day-to-day lives of its inhabitants in secrecy.This groundbreaking study--which relies on rare U.N.-assisted household data and carefully scrutinized propaganda materials--offers the first comprehensive 1examination of the social and economic history of North Korea from its founding in 1948 to the present day.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780786463442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 183
  • ID: 9780786463442
  • weight: 336
  • ISBN10: 0786463449

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