Category: Asia


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Politics and Policies in Divided Korea : Regimes in Contest

By: Kihl, Young Whan

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Westview Press: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003298

Condition: Very Good

This comparative study of North and South Korea is unique in its analysis of Korean politics as a manifestation of the politics of a divided nation. Professor Kihl discusses the details of developments in the two Koreas in the context of the political dynamics and processes in each culture, and its links with the external environment. After surveying changes occurring between 1945 and 1980, he focuses largely on the politics of transition in the era of the 1980s, interre... View more info

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Unsettling Memories: Narratives of the Emergency in India

By: Tarlo, Emma

Price: $20.30

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Univ Of California Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002164

ISBN: 0520231228

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This richly detail ethnographic work tells the story of a period of deep civil unrest in India. In 1975 Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency which gave her the power to silence opposition through arrests and censorship, and to introduce a new program of reform which included draconian campaigns of slum clearance and family planning. In the capital city of Delhi access to basic civic amenities became dependent on the production of a sterilization certificate. For m... View more info