1st Edition

Korea and the West

By Brian Bridges Copyright 1986

    First published in 1986, Korea and the West examines the political culture and the economic development of the two Koreas, as well as the state of the military balance on the peninsula. It looks at the interaction of the two Koreas with the outside world, particularly with the four major powers – China, Japan, the USSR and the USA. It considers in detail the extent and nature of West European interests, and the future role for the Europeans in developments on the Korean peninsula. This book will be of interest to students of political science, history, East Asian studies and international relations.

    Abbreviations Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Political culture in the two Koreas 3. Economic development 4. The North-South balance 5. The two Koreas and the four major powers 6. West European interests 7. Conclusion Appendix Notes


    Brian Bridges