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Published: 09 March 2006

406 Pages | Numerous tables


ISBN: 9780195178302

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Korea under Siege, 1876-1945

Capital Formation and Economic Transformation

Young-Iob Chung

  • First book in English dedicated to the systematic analysis of Korea's capital formation and economic transformation before World War II.
  • The first book to introduce and incorporate extensive scholarship in Korean and Japanese languages as well as in English sources.
  • Written by a an economist who was raised in Korea under Japanese rule and then educated in the U.S., the book is a fresh, objective, and impartial analysis of the often controversial, biased, and one-sided presentations of Korean and Japanese works.

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