all ebooks in category: History of Korea (13)

Korea: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
English | March 4th, 2020 | ISBN: 0198830777 | 160 pages | EPUB | 2.75 MB

Having spent centuries in the shadows of its neighbours China and Japan, Korea is now the object of considerable interest for radically different reasons– the …

Dragon's Head and a Serpent's Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian War, 1592-1598 (Campaigns and Commanders)
English | ISBN: 0806140569, 0806155817 | 2016 | EPUB | 432 pages | 3 MB

The invasion of Korea by Japanese troops in May of 1592 was no ordinary military expedition: it was one of the decisive events in Asian …

The Last Days of Kim Jong-il: The North Korean Threat in a Changing Era
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1612346111 | EPUB | pages: 224 | 2.2 mb

North Korea has remained a thorn in the side of the United States ever since its creation in the aftermath of the Korean conflict of …

Numinous Awareness is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice
English | ISBN: 0824867394 | 2016 | EPUB | 352 pages | 0.6 MB

Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark examines the issue of whether enlightenment in Zen Buddhism is sudden or gradual-that is, something intrinsic to the mind that …

The Korean Wave: Evolution, Fandom, and Transnationality
2017 | ISBN: 149855556X | English | 300 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Since the Korean Wave phenomenon started in 1997, Hallyu has undergone many changes. Geographically, while Asia has been the largest cultural market for the Korean …

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
English | September 29, 2015 | ISBN: 1594206791, 014310974X | EPUB | 288 pages | 7.7 MB

“I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.” Yeonmi Park has told …

The Survival of North Korea: Essays on Strategy, Economics and International Relations
English | May 24, 2011 | ISBN: 0786464631 | 270 pages | PDF | 3.24 Mb

Since the end of the Cold War, scholars and analysts have been predicting the collapse of the communist regime in North Korea. Yet, despite a …

Korea Style
English | November 15, 2006 | ISBN: 0804837503 | 224 pages | PDF | 30 Mb

With over 500 stunning photographs, this design book reveals the relatively unknown but unique aesthetics of Korea. Korea Style reveals the intrinsic elements of Korean …

The Korean Popular Culture Reader
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0822354888 | 464 Pages | PDF | 13.0 MB

Over the past decade, Korean popular culture has become a global phenomenon. The "Korean Wave" of music, film, television, sports, and cuisine generates significant revenues …

Long Road Home: Testimony of a North Korean Camp Survivor
English | January 1st, 2009 | ISBN: 0231147465, 0231147473 | 185 pages | EPUB | 3.38 MB

Kim Yong shares his harrowing account of life in a labor camp& mdash;a singularly despairing form of torture carried out by the secret state. Although …