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The Park Chung Hee Era

The Park Chung Hee Era

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by Byung-Kook Kim, Ezra F Vogel
     
 

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In 1959 South Korea was mired in poverty. By 1979, it had a powerful industrial economy and a vibrant civil society that led to democracy eight years later. This volume examines the transformation as a study in the politics of modernization, contextualizing many historical ambiguities in South Korea’s trajectory toward sustainable economic growth.

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In 1959 South Korea was mired in poverty. By 1979, it had a powerful industrial economy and a vibrant civil society that led to democracy eight years later. This volume examines the transformation as a study in the politics of modernization, contextualizing many historical ambiguities in South Korea’s trajectory toward sustainable economic growth.

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ISBN-13:
9780674061064
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2011
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NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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This remarkable book will establish itself as the most significant work on the Park period.

Stephan Haggard, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California San Diego

Meet the Author

Ezra F. Vogel is Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard and former Director of Harvard’s Fairbank Center for East Asian Research and the Asia Center.

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Medero Professor of Mexican and Latin American Politics and Economics, Harvard University.

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