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The new Koreans : the story of a nation, Michael Breen

Label
The new Koreans : the story of a nation
Title
The new Koreans
Title remainder
the story of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Michael Breen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the complex history of the country, in particular its division and its emergence as an economic superpower. Who are these people? And where does their future lie? In this absorbing and enlightening account, Michael Breen provides compelling insight into the history and character of this fascinating nation "--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Breen, Michael
Dewey number
951.904
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS917
LC item number
.B74 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korea
  • Social change
  • Economic development
  • Korea (South)
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea
  • National characteristics, Korean
  • Korea
  • Korea
Label
The new Koreans : the story of a nation, Michael Breen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map -- Timeline -- A Note About English Spelling of Korean Words -- [I] Portraits -- The Broken Ship -- Out of Gangnam -- The Defiant Land -- The Case for Hanguk -- The Group as Refuge -- Jesus and Local Messiahs -- Suffering in the Republic of Others -- Nationalism and Other Things -- Love and Learning When Your DNA Isn't Yours -- [II] Roots -- Beginnings -- The Quest for Purity -- Being Second Class -- Brothers No More -- [III] Wealth -- Desperation -- Economic Warriors -- The Smell of Money -- The Chaebol Problem -- Work, Work, Work -- [IV] Power -- At Least Pro the Right Kind of Democracy -- Power Shift -- The First Democratic Presidents -- Dissidents in Charge -- Two Steps Back -- [V] Next -- The Miracle of Affirmation -- For Wider Acceptance -- A Wealthier Future -- The Future of Democracy -- Time to Unify?
Control code
ocn947146048
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781250065056
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016049131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250065056
  • (OCoLC)947146048
Label
The new Koreans : the story of a nation, Michael Breen
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Map -- Timeline -- A Note About English Spelling of Korean Words -- [I] Portraits -- The Broken Ship -- Out of Gangnam -- The Defiant Land -- The Case for Hanguk -- The Group as Refuge -- Jesus and Local Messiahs -- Suffering in the Republic of Others -- Nationalism and Other Things -- Love and Learning When Your DNA Isn't Yours -- [II] Roots -- Beginnings -- The Quest for Purity -- Being Second Class -- Brothers No More -- [III] Wealth -- Desperation -- Economic Warriors -- The Smell of Money -- The Chaebol Problem -- Work, Work, Work -- [IV] Power -- At Least Pro the Right Kind of Democracy -- Power Shift -- The First Democratic Presidents -- Dissidents in Charge -- Two Steps Back -- [V] Next -- The Miracle of Affirmation -- For Wider Acceptance -- A Wealthier Future -- The Future of Democracy -- Time to Unify?
Control code
ocn947146048
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781250065056
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016049131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250065056
  • (OCoLC)947146048

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