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The Resource The hermit king : the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un, Chung Min Lee

The hermit king : the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un, Chung Min Lee

Label
The hermit king : the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un
Title
The hermit king
Title remainder
the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un
Statement of responsibility
Chung Min Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"North Korea is poised at the crossroads of history. Which direction will its leader take? The answer concerns the whole world. Throughout the world, oppressive regimes are being uprooted and replaced by budding democracies, but one exception remains: The People's Republic of North Korea. The Kim family has clung to power for three generations by silencing dissidents, ruling with an iron fist, and holding its neighbors hostage with threats of war. Under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, North Korea has come closer than ever to creating a viable nuclear arsenal, but widespread famine and growing resistance are wreaking his regime's stability. In The Hermit King, Asian geopolitical expert Chung Min Lee tells the story of the rise of the Kim Dynasty and its atrocities, motivations, and diplomatic goals. He also discusses the possible outcomes of its aggressive standoff with the world superpowers. Kim Jong Un is not a crazed "Rocket Man" or a bumbling despot; he has been groomed since birth to take control of his country and stay in power at all costs. He is now at a fateful crossroads. Will he make good on decades of threats, liberalize North Korea and gain international legitimacy, or watch his regime crumble around him? Lee analyzes the likelihood and consequences of each of these possibilities, cautioning that in the end, a humanitarian crisis in the region is all but unavoidable. The Hermit King is a thoughtful and compelling look at the most complicated diplomatic situation on Earth"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Chung Min
Dewey number
951.93
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
  • Korea (North)
  • Kim, Chŏng-ŭn
  • Kim, Chŏng-il
  • Dictators
Label
The hermit king : the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un, Chung Min Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Earth's Paradise -- Will the Real Kim Jong Un Please Stand Up? -- The Supreme Leader Enters the World -- A New King Rises -- The Kim Dynasty and Pyongyang's Power Elites -- War Machine and Nuclear Weapons -- Regional Giants and the Korean Peninsula -- Conclusion: Three Gateways
Control code
on1107060345
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9781250202826
Lccn
2019021478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1107060345
  • (OCoLC)1107060345
Label
The hermit king : the dangerous game of Kim Jong Un, Chung Min Lee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Earth's Paradise -- Will the Real Kim Jong Un Please Stand Up? -- The Supreme Leader Enters the World -- A New King Rises -- The Kim Dynasty and Pyongyang's Power Elites -- War Machine and Nuclear Weapons -- Regional Giants and the Korean Peninsula -- Conclusion: Three Gateways
Control code
on1107060345
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9781250202826
Lccn
2019021478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1107060345
  • (OCoLC)1107060345

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