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The Guerilla Dynasty

Politics And Leadership In North Korea, 1st Edition

By Adrian Buzo

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Throughout the 1990s, North Korea has operated under a skeptical international eye, due largely to the country's rigorous self-imposed isolation, its on-going confrontation with South Korea, a controversial nuclear arms program, and the near-total collapse of its economy. North Korea's leaders have chosen to face the world with its Stalinist politi

Table of Contents

The origins of the guerilla tradition; the political institutions of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea; the emerging tyranny, 1958-70; setbacks to socialism, 1970-80; the confirmation of Kim Jong II, 1980-83; signs of reform, 1984-86? the Democratic People's republic of Korea and the collapse of the Soviet Bloc, 1987-91; a matter of survival, the 1990s.

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Adrian Buzo

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies