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Oberdorfer, Don.(Author).
Carlin, Robert, 1947-(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780465031238 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0465031234 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xix, 519 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ... Read More
  • Edition: Revised and updated third edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, A member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]

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Subject: Korea (South) > History.
Korea (North) > History.

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The Two Koreas : A Contemporary History
The Two Koreas : A Contemporary History
by Oberdorfer, Don; Carlin, Robert
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The Two Koreas : A Contemporary History

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Preface to the New Editionp. xiii
Preface to the Second Editionp. xv
A Note on Korean Namesp. xix
1Where the Wild Birds Singp. 1
    The Emergence of Two Koreasp. 2
    War and Its Aftermathp. 6
    The Origins of Negotiationp. 9
    Kim II Sungp. 13
    Conversations with the Southp. 18
2The End of the Beginningp. 22
    Park Chung Heep. 25
    Washington Blinks at Park's Coupp. 30
    The Impact of Yashinp. 33
3The Trouble Deepensp. 39
    Tensions Increasep. 40
    The Struggle with Japanp. 42
    The Underground Warp. 45
    Challenge from the Northp. 47
    Echoes of Saigonp. 52
    The South Korean Nuclear Weapons Programp. 55
    Murder in me Demilitarized Zonep. 59
4The Carter Chillp. 67
    Carter's Withdrawal: Origins and Implementationp. 68
    The View from Pyongyangp. 75
    End of the Carter Withdrawalp. 80
5Assassination and Aftermathp. 87
    Growing Domestic Tensionsp. 89
    The Coming of Chun Doo Hwanp. 92
    The Kwangju Uprisingp. 98
    The Fight to Save Kim Dae Jungp. 105
6Terror and Talkp. 109
    The Negotiating Trackp. 112
    Floods and Face-to-Face Talksp. 115
    Kim II Sung and the Soviet Connectionp. 119
7The Battle for Democracy in Seoulp. 126
    Chun's Succession Strugglep. 126
    The Election of 1987p. 135
8The Great Olympic Coming-Out Partyp. 140
    The Coming of the Olympicsp. 140
    The Bombing of KAL Flight 858p. 144
    The Rise of Nordpolitikp. 146
    Washington Launches a Modest Initiativep. 150
9Moscow Switches Sidesp. 154
    The Roots of Changep. 156
    Gorbachev Meets Rohp. 159
    The Shevardnadze Missionp. 165
    "How Long Will the Red Flag Fly?"p. 169
    Soviet-South Korean Economic Negotiationsp. 175
10China Shifts its Groundp. 178
    A Visit to North Koreap. 180
    China Changes Coursep. 186
11Joining the Nuclear Issuep. 194
    The Origins of the Nuclear Programp. 196
    Nuclear Diplomacy: The American Weaponsp. 198
    First Stepsp. 200
    The December Accordsp. 203
    Meeting in New Yorkp. 207
    The Coming of the Inspectorsp. 208
    First Inspectionsp. 209
    From Accommodation to Crisisp. 212
12Withdrawal and Engagementp. 219
    The Light-Water-Reactor Planp. 224
    Kim Young Sam Blows the Whistlep. 228
    The Season of Crisis Beginsp. 232
13Showdown Over Nuclear Weaponsp. 239
    The Defueling Crisisp. 240
    The Military Trackp. 244
    The Deepening Conflictp. 248
    Carter in Pyongyangp. 256
14Death and Accordp. 265
    The End of an Erap. 268
    The Succession of Kim Jong Ilp. 271
    The Framework Negotiationsp. 274
    Fallout from the Agreed Frameworkp. 280
    The Kim Jong Il Regimep. 281
    Visit to Pyongyangp. 283
    The Struggle over the Reactorsp. 285
15North Korea in Crisisp. 289
    Political Earthquake in Seoulp. 295
    Summit Diplomacy and the Four-Party Proposalp. 299
    The Submarine Incursionp. 302
    North Korea's Steep Declinep. 308
    The Passage of Hwang Jang Yopp. 312
    The Two Koreas in Time of Troublep. 316
16Turn Toward Engagementp. 319
    Into the Heavens, Under the Earthp. 319
    Toward an Aid-Based Statep. 323
    Perry to the Rescuep. 326
    Toward the June Summitp. 330
    Summit in Pyongyangp. 335
    Engaging the United Statesp. 340
17The End of the Agreed Frameworkp. 347
    A Rocky Startp. 350
    The Impact of 9/11p. 356
    Threads Come Together: Japan-North Korea Talksp. 359
    Slouching Toward the Cliffp. 362
    Kim Jong IlÆs Progressp. 364
    The Unquiet Americansp. 366
    The Morning Afterp. 372
18Trouble in the Us-Rok Alliancep. 381
    Problems for Diplomacyp. 382
    Sunshine, Barelyp. 385
    Tensions Risep. 392
    The Six-Party Miragep. 395
    Nuclear Peek-a-Boop. 398
    A Year of Zigzagsp. 400
    The End of KEDOp. 411
    Traction, at Lastp. 413
    Rumble in Punggyep. 416
19The Emperor's New Clothesp. 419
    Signs of Successionp. 424
    Diplomatic Downturnp. 427
    A Terrible Startp. 431
    Clinton's Visitp. 435
    Turning to the Southp. 437
    A Second North-South Summit, but Not a Thirdp. 439
    Secret Talks, Public Clashesp. 443
    The Rise of Chinese Influencep. 446
    Rare Backlashp. 449
    Yeonpyeong Islandp. 451
    Kim Jong IlÆs Death and Beyondp. 452
    The New Lookp. 456
Afterwordp. 457
The Great Leadership Dividep. 457
New Heightsp. 459
The Chinese Shadowp. 463
An Uneasy Peacep. 464
Principal Korean Figures in the Textp. 465
Acknowledgmentsp. 467
Notes and Sourcesp. 473
Indexp. 505
Photographs follow page 264

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