The KoreasBook - 2009
Presents an authoritative and unprecedented look at the contrasts and similarities between the history, geography, politics, economy, culture, and society of North Korea and South Korea. It offers a wealth of new insights into North Korean life, as well as extensive explorations of Korean music, arts, language, cuisine, and popular culture, including the "Korean wave, " which began with the export of Korean television dramas to other parts of Asia and has spread South Korean culture around the world. Also included are sections on women's history and roles, class and ethnicity, and a wide range of contemporary issues.--From the publisher.
Published: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2009.
Branch Call Number: R951.9 KOR
Characteristics: xxii, 499 p. :,ill., maps ;,26 cm.