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One of the most provocative books written on the Korean economy in the past decade. -- Far Eastern Economic Review

About the Author

Jung-En Woo is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. She has also taught at Colgate University and Columbia University. She graduated in history and English literature from Bowdoin College, and has master's degree in Latin American studies and a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University.

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Product Details

  • Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute
  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press; Reissue edition (April 15, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231071477
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231071475
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #672,446 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 15 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 6, 2000
Format: Paperback
This could have been a really good book, but this interesting and readable treatment of South Korea's economic history is marred by wild polemics. Ultimately, it is a descriptive, not analytical, work, and hence of questionable utility in understanding the present or future.
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