This book, first published in 1950, was the first comprehensive study of post-War Korea after its liberation and division. It provides an analysis of the American and Russian military occupations, the efforts of the United Nations to deal with the problem of unification of the country, the political and economic policies followed by the northern and southern regimes, and an appraisal of the US programme of economic and military aid to South Korea.
1. The Historical Background 2. Korea as a Japanese Colony 3. Korea in 1945 4. Korea in International Affairs Since 1945 5. The American Interim Regime 6. American Economic Policies 7. Agriculture in South Korea 8. Industry and Labor in South Korea 9. The Soviet Political Regime 10. Economic Policy in the Soviet Zone 11. Agriculture, Labor and Industry in the Soviet Zone 12. Divided Korea 13. The Future of a Divided Korea