Nation Building in South Korea Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy (The New Cold War History) by Gregg Brazinsky

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Development economics,
  • International relations,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • South Korea,
  • USA,
  • Asia - Korea,
  • International Relations - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • American nation-building; Cold War; South Korea; American foreign policy; Park Chung Hee; Syngman Rhee; US-Korean relations; democracy in South Korea; cultural development; economic development; modernization; South Korean military; South Korean educational system; Korean War;,
  • International Relations - Diplomacy

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11294129M
ISBN 100807831204
ISBN 109780807831205

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