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Routledge Research on Korea

About the Series

The Research on Korea series surveys key topics in the study of North and South Korea (both on the peninsula, and in the diaspora). It is a prestigious series that is multidisciplinary, covering the social sciences and arts and humanities. The series seeks to publish best new research from both senior and junior scholars.

If you would like to submit a book proposal for consideration in the series please email your proposal to the Series Editors:

Sojin Lim – [email protected]

Niki Alsford – [email protected]

Or the Publisher for Asian Studies at Routledge:
Stephanie Roger – [email protected]


2 Series Titles

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The North Korean Army History, Structure, Daily Life

The North Korean Army: History, Structure, Daily Life

1st Edition


By Fyodor Tertitskiy
September 14, 2022

This book focuses on the Korean People’s Army (KPA) - the armed forces of North Korea - covering its history, structural organisation and lives of the soldiers and officers within its ranks. Utilising extensive Korean, English, Russian and Chinese language sources, as well as multiple interviews ...

South Korean Popular Culture in the Global Context Beyond the Fandom

South Korean Popular Culture in the Global Context: Beyond the Fandom

1st Edition


Edited By Sojin Lim
August 17, 2022

This book explores the recent landscape of Korean popular culture, including celebrity diplomacy, political activism, and inter-Korean relations in the era of ‘ontact’, with a special focus on K-pop and K-drama. Utilising the interdisciplinary approach, along with theoretical accounts, it ...

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