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Author Eckert, Carter J., author
Title Park Chung Hee and modern Korea : the roots of militarism 1866-1945 / Carter J. Eckert
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016
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 人文社會聯圖  DS922.35 .E25 2016    AVAILABLE    30600020097300
 RCHSS Library  DS922.35 E25 2016    AVAILABLE    30560400448681
Descript xiv, 472 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note For South Koreans, the twenty years from the early 1960s to late 1970s were the best and worst of times--a period of unprecedented economic growth and of political oppression that deepened as prosperity spread. In this masterly account, Carter J. Eckert finds the roots of South Korea's dramatic socioeconomic transformation in the country's long history of militarization--a history personified in South Korea's paramount leader, Park Chung Hee.-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-458) and index
Part 1. Contexts -- Militarizing time: waves of war -- Militarizing minds: new ideas of army and nation -- Militarizing places and persons: academies and cadets -- Part 2. Academy culture and practice -- Politics and status: special favor -- Politics and power: a singular duty -- State and society: revolution, reform, control -- Tactics and spirit: certain victory -- Order and discipline: joyful submission
Subject Park, Chung Hee, 1917-1979
Militarization -- Korea (South) -- History
Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988
Korea (South) -- History -- 1960-1988
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