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Communism in Korea

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Korea,
  • Korea (North)


  • Communism -- Korea -- History,
  • Communism -- Korea (North)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert A. Scalapino & Chong-sik Lee.
ContributionsLee, Chong-sik, joint author.
LC ClassificationsHX415.5.A6 S35
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xxi, 1533 p.)
Number of Pages1533
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4468533M
ISBN 100520020804
LC Control Number79165236

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