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The Resource South Korea : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw

South Korea : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw

Label
South Korea : a country study
Title
South Korea
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available via the Internet at the Federal Research Division web site. Address as of 12/01/03: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/krtoc.html ; current access is available via PURL.
Cataloging source
  • DLC
  • DLC
Dewey number
951.95
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS902
LC item number
.S68 1992
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
DS902.S68
NAL item number
1992
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Savada, Andrea Matles
  • Shaw, William
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series,
  • DA pam
Series volume
550-41
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korea (South)
  • ECONOMIC CONDITIONS
  • SOCIAL CONDITIONS
  • POLITICAL CONDITIONS
  • COUNTRY STUDIES
  • REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Label
South Korea : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Research completed June 1990."
  • Shipping list no.: 1992-0461-P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-375) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Origins of the Korean nation -- The three kingdoms period -- The evolution of Korean society. Silla ; Koryŏ -- The Chosŏn dynasty -- Characteristics of society under the dynasties. Cultural expression ; Korean identity ; Political and social institutions -- Korea under Japanese rule -- World War II and Korea -- South Korea under United States occupation, 1945-48. Economy and society ; Establishment of the Republic of Korea -- The Korean War, 1950-53 -- The Syngman Rhee era, 1948-60. The political environment ; Society under Rhee ; The postwar economy -- The democratic interlude -- South Korea under Park Chung Hee, 1961-79. The military in politics ; Economic development ; Society under Park ; Foreign relations -- The transition. The Democratic Republican Party ; The New Democratic Party -- Students in 1980 -- General Chun Doo Hwan takes over. The Kwangju uprising ; The Chun regime ; The 1980 constitution ; Purges ; Chun's "cultural revolution" ; Economic performance ; Foreign policy ; The demise of the Chun regime -- Physical environment. Land area and borders ; Topography and drainage ; Climate -- Population. Population trends ; Population settlement patterns ; Urbanization ; Koreans living overseas -- Social structure and values. Traditional social structure ; The emergence of a modern society ; Social classes in contemporary South Korea ; Traditional family life ; Family and social life in the cities ; Changing role of women -- Cultural identity. Korea and Japan ; The Korean language -- Education. Primary and secondary schools ; Higher education ; College student activism -- Religion. Religious traditions ; Religion in contemporary South Korea -- Public health and welfare. Health conditions ; Health care and social welfare -- The Japanese role in Korea's economic development -- The government role in economic development. Industrial policies ; Economic plans ; Revenues and expenditures -- The government and public and private corporations. The origins and development of chaebŏl ; The role of public enterprise ; Pohang Iron and Steel Company ; Korea Electric Power Corporation -- Financing development -- Industry. Steel ; Electronics ; Shipbuilding ; Automobiles and automotive parts ; Armaments ; Construction ; Textiles and footwear ; Chemicals -- Energy -- Agriculture. Major crops ; Forestry and fishing ; The agricultural crisis of the late 1980s ; Prospects -- Service industries. Money and banking ; Small and medium-sized businesses -- The labor force. Wages and living conditions ; Industrial safety -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads ; Subways and railroads ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications --
  • [cont.] Foreign economic relations. Aid, loans, and investment ; Foreign trade policy ; Exports and imports -- Korea in the year 2000. The setting ; The role of science and technology ; The economic future -- The constitutional framework -- The government. The legislature ; The executive ; The state council ; The presidential secretariat ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; Local administration -- Political dynamics. Compromise and reform: July-December 1987 ; Events in 1988 ; Returning to the politics of national security, 1989 ; Parties and leaders ; Interest groups -- Political extremism and political violence -- Human rights -- The media / Roy U. T. Kim -- Foreign policy. Organization and operation ; Basic goals and accomplishments ; Relations with the United States ; Relations with the Soviet Union ; Relations with Japan ; Relations with China ; Relations with North Korea ; Relations with international organizations and the Third World ; Future prospects -- Development of the armed forces. Koguryŏ, Silla, and Koryŏ kingdoms ; The Chosŏn dynasty and the Japanese colonial period ; The South Korean army after World War II ; War on the Korean Peninsula ; South Korea's response to the North Korean military buildup -- The military's role in society -- Organization and equipment of the armed forces. Army ; Air force ; Navy and marine corps ; Reserve and civil defense forces ; Recruitment, training, and conditions of service ; Officers and noncommissioned officers ; Enlisted personnel ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Defense spending and military production -- Strategic planning for war. United States forces in Korea ; South Korean and United States cooperation / Guy R. Arrigoni -- Internal security. The threat from the North ; Seoul's response -- Intelligence agencies. The Agency for National Security Planning ; The Defense Security Command -- Korean national police -- Criminal justice. Crime ; Criminal procedure -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of South Korea, 1990 ; Korea during the three kingdoms period, fifth to sixth centuries A.D. ; South Korea in its Asian setting, 1990 ; Topography and drainage ; Average annual rainfall ; Population growth rate, selected years, 1949-85 ; Rural and urban population distribution, selected years, 1955-85 ; Increase in licensed health care personnel, selected years, 1955-85 ; Selected industrial and mining activity, 1988 ; Employment by sector, 1980 and 1988 ; Transportation system, 1988 ; Structure of the government, 1989 ; Comparative growth of the armed forces of South Korea and North Korea, 1950-90 ; Deployment of South Korean and United States forces in South Korea, 1990 ; Officer and enlisted ranks and insignia, 1990 ; Comparison of defense expenditures, South Korea and North Korea, 1978-88 ; Organization of South Korean and United States forces in South Korea, 1988 ; Organization of the Korean national police, 1989
Control code
24667208
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xli, 408 pages
Isbn
9780160403255
Lccn
91039109
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99239910
  • (OCoLC)24667208
Label
South Korea : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw
Publication
Note
  • "Research completed June 1990."
  • Shipping list no.: 1992-0461-P
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-375) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Origins of the Korean nation -- The three kingdoms period -- The evolution of Korean society. Silla ; Koryŏ -- The Chosŏn dynasty -- Characteristics of society under the dynasties. Cultural expression ; Korean identity ; Political and social institutions -- Korea under Japanese rule -- World War II and Korea -- South Korea under United States occupation, 1945-48. Economy and society ; Establishment of the Republic of Korea -- The Korean War, 1950-53 -- The Syngman Rhee era, 1948-60. The political environment ; Society under Rhee ; The postwar economy -- The democratic interlude -- South Korea under Park Chung Hee, 1961-79. The military in politics ; Economic development ; Society under Park ; Foreign relations -- The transition. The Democratic Republican Party ; The New Democratic Party -- Students in 1980 -- General Chun Doo Hwan takes over. The Kwangju uprising ; The Chun regime ; The 1980 constitution ; Purges ; Chun's "cultural revolution" ; Economic performance ; Foreign policy ; The demise of the Chun regime -- Physical environment. Land area and borders ; Topography and drainage ; Climate -- Population. Population trends ; Population settlement patterns ; Urbanization ; Koreans living overseas -- Social structure and values. Traditional social structure ; The emergence of a modern society ; Social classes in contemporary South Korea ; Traditional family life ; Family and social life in the cities ; Changing role of women -- Cultural identity. Korea and Japan ; The Korean language -- Education. Primary and secondary schools ; Higher education ; College student activism -- Religion. Religious traditions ; Religion in contemporary South Korea -- Public health and welfare. Health conditions ; Health care and social welfare -- The Japanese role in Korea's economic development -- The government role in economic development. Industrial policies ; Economic plans ; Revenues and expenditures -- The government and public and private corporations. The origins and development of chaebŏl ; The role of public enterprise ; Pohang Iron and Steel Company ; Korea Electric Power Corporation -- Financing development -- Industry. Steel ; Electronics ; Shipbuilding ; Automobiles and automotive parts ; Armaments ; Construction ; Textiles and footwear ; Chemicals -- Energy -- Agriculture. Major crops ; Forestry and fishing ; The agricultural crisis of the late 1980s ; Prospects -- Service industries. Money and banking ; Small and medium-sized businesses -- The labor force. Wages and living conditions ; Industrial safety -- Transportation and telecommunications. Roads ; Subways and railroads ; Civil aviation ; Telecommunications --
  • [cont.] Foreign economic relations. Aid, loans, and investment ; Foreign trade policy ; Exports and imports -- Korea in the year 2000. The setting ; The role of science and technology ; The economic future -- The constitutional framework -- The government. The legislature ; The executive ; The state council ; The presidential secretariat ; The judiciary ; The civil service ; Local administration -- Political dynamics. Compromise and reform: July-December 1987 ; Events in 1988 ; Returning to the politics of national security, 1989 ; Parties and leaders ; Interest groups -- Political extremism and political violence -- Human rights -- The media / Roy U. T. Kim -- Foreign policy. Organization and operation ; Basic goals and accomplishments ; Relations with the United States ; Relations with the Soviet Union ; Relations with Japan ; Relations with China ; Relations with North Korea ; Relations with international organizations and the Third World ; Future prospects -- Development of the armed forces. Koguryŏ, Silla, and Koryŏ kingdoms ; The Chosŏn dynasty and the Japanese colonial period ; The South Korean army after World War II ; War on the Korean Peninsula ; South Korea's response to the North Korean military buildup -- The military's role in society -- Organization and equipment of the armed forces. Army ; Air force ; Navy and marine corps ; Reserve and civil defense forces ; Recruitment, training, and conditions of service ; Officers and noncommissioned officers ; Enlisted personnel ; Uniforms, ranks, and insignia -- Defense spending and military production -- Strategic planning for war. United States forces in Korea ; South Korean and United States cooperation / Guy R. Arrigoni -- Internal security. The threat from the North ; Seoul's response -- Intelligence agencies. The Agency for National Security Planning ; The Defense Security Command -- Korean national police -- Criminal justice. Crime ; Criminal procedure -- List of figures. Administrative divisions of South Korea, 1990 ; Korea during the three kingdoms period, fifth to sixth centuries A.D. ; South Korea in its Asian setting, 1990 ; Topography and drainage ; Average annual rainfall ; Population growth rate, selected years, 1949-85 ; Rural and urban population distribution, selected years, 1955-85 ; Increase in licensed health care personnel, selected years, 1955-85 ; Selected industrial and mining activity, 1988 ; Employment by sector, 1980 and 1988 ; Transportation system, 1988 ; Structure of the government, 1989 ; Comparative growth of the armed forces of South Korea and North Korea, 1950-90 ; Deployment of South Korean and United States forces in South Korea, 1990 ; Officer and enlisted ranks and insignia, 1990 ; Comparison of defense expenditures, South Korea and North Korea, 1978-88 ; Organization of South Korean and United States forces in South Korea, 1988 ; Organization of the Korean national police, 1989
Control code
24667208
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xli, 408 pages
Isbn
9780160403255
Lccn
91039109
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (GPO)99239910
  • (OCoLC)24667208

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