The Politics of Military Revolution in Korea

The Politics of Military Revolution in Korea

by Se-Jin Kim
     
 

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Kim, a Korean by birth, examines the task of nation-building in Korea under an ineffectual thirteen-year civil rule followed by a modern military establishment. The baffling ambivalence of the military in politics—expressed by the overthrow of the legitimate government in defense of democracy—is given serious study in this book.

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Kim, a Korean by birth, examines the task of nation-building in Korea under an ineffectual thirteen-year civil rule followed by a modern military establishment. The baffling ambivalence of the military in politics—expressed by the overthrow of the legitimate government in defense of democracy—is given serious study in this book.

Originally published 1971.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807897003
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
01/27/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 6.00(d)

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