Coverage includes: South Korea’s diplomatic relationship with its neighbors such as China, Russia and Japan, the nuclear crisis in North Korea and relations between Korea and the U.S., the April Revolution of 1960; the Vietnam War; the attempted assassination South Korean President Park Chung-hee; the Axe Murder Incident in 1976, in which two US Army officers were killed by North Korean soldiers in the DMZ; and the end of the Cold War. Contemporary coverage serves as a window into modern politics, society, economy, and culture in Korea, including the controversial rule of Kim Jong II and Kim Jong-un in North Korea.


General History - Modern
East Asian Studies
Covering period years: 
1956 - 2016
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