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Facts about Korea

Facts about Korea

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Published by Korean Overseas Information Service .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
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ISBN 108973751018
ISBN 109788973751013


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Not long ago, Korea was a small, developing nation closed off to much of the world. Describes and analyzes South Korea1s political, economic, social and national security systems and institutions.

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The Koreas are two of the few countries in the East Asian world to successfully maintain political and cultural independence from China.

Originated by the Han-Ye-Maek people who had migrated from North China to Manchuria and the Korean peninsula since BCE, three Korean dynasties--Great Silla, Koryo, and Choson--kept peace and prosperity in the country since the 7th century, nurturing a 3/5(1).

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