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impossible country

a journey through the last days of Yugoslavia

by Brian Hall

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hall, Brian, -- 1959- -- Travel -- Yugoslavia.,
  • Yugoslavia -- History -- 1980-1992.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Hall.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 422 p. :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18517416M
    ISBN 100436200325
    LC Control Number94004356

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    More than just one journalist's account, Korea: The Impossible Country also draws on interviews with many of the people who made South Korea what it is today. These include: Choi Min-sik, the star of "Old Boy". Park Won-soon, Mayor of Seoul. Soyeon Yi, Korea's first astronaut Hong Myung-bo, legendary captain of Korea's FIFA World Cup team. About this Item: Tuttle Publishing , Rutland, Vermont, Condition: Very good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. 8vo pp. , "South Korea's amazing rise from the ashes: the inside story of an economic, political, and cultural phenomenon Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the postwar.

      Korea: The Impossible Country by Daniel Tudor. Click here for the lowest price! Hardcover, , Pages: What is the book Korea: The Impossible Country about? Korea: The Impossible Country is a general introduction to South Korea. That might sound a bit of a boring description, but it touches on everything from Shamanism (a surprisingly big influence still), the modern Korean love of all that is new, Confucianism, the manic competition that.


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Korea: The Impossible Country consists of twenty-eight chapters that are largely independent, mostly tackling one feature of Korean culture or society or politics or economics.

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We met during his office hours to discuss a poem I’d turned in Author: Boris Fishman. An incisive and affecting Yugoslavian travelogue from May to mid-Septemberjust as the country split up and its former republics went to war.

Hall (Stealing from a Deep Place,etc.) professes no solutions for the current Balkan trauma. Rather, he offers an elegy of sorts for the promise of humanism and an eyewitness account of the balkanization of mind and action.

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