TITLE

HISTORY

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Korea;April 2005, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the history of South Korea. Colonization of the state; Invasion of South Korea by North Korea; Protests developed against authoritarian rule.
ACCESSION #
16634502

 

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