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South Korean Democracy Legacy of the Gwangju Uprising

South Korean Democracy: Legacy of the Gwangju Uprising

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Edited By Georgy Katsiaficas, Na Kahn-chae
August 10, 2018

This new book offers a retrospective appraisal of the Gwangju Uprising by academics, activists and artists from Gwangju, Korea.  In 1980, South Koreans took to the streets to demand democracy. When the military threatened brutal suppression of the popular movement, only in Gwangju did people ...

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