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The land and people of Korea

Solberg, S. E.

The land and people of Korea

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea,
  • Korea.
    • Subjects:
    • Korea -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Korea.

    • About the Edition

      An introduction to the history, government, traditions, and way of life of the people of Korea.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby S. E. Solberg.
      SeriesPortraits of the nations series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS904 .S6 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p.
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5410155M
      ISBN 100397314051
      LC Control Number73000602
      OCLC/WorldCa572657

      The highest peak in South Korea, the extinct volcano Mount Halla on Cheju Islandis 6, feet 1, metres above sea level. However, the number of foreign laborers and other migrants is gradually increasing. Cha, a Georgetown professor who ran Asia policy for the George W. He finds North Korea unreliable and unpredictable.

      How this new, young leader will guide his country and interact on the international stage remains to be seen. This impressive economy is based largely on exports, particularly of consumer electronics and vehicles. Today, disputes continue about how and whether to prosecute those who worked with the Japanese government during the occupation. Much to the government's concern, South Korea has one of the world's lowest birthrates at 8. The majority of the E-Land stores formerly belonged to French retailer Carrefour before and most of the stores will be converted to Tesco Homeplus outlets.

      However, a unified state was never given back to the newly independent Korean people. In South Korea — the Republic of Korea, or ROK — the political system will look quite familiar to anyone from a democratic state, as power is checked and balanced between three branches of government. Members serve for four years. Throughout the s and s, relations between North and South Korea, as well as between North Korea and the rest of the world, were a veritable roller coaster.


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