North Korea, a land of striking beauty and ancient culture, is today one of the last and most militant Communist countries in the world, facing economic crisis and tense relations with South Korea and the United States. This book describes North Korea's political and cultural journey to its modern state.
"The book details the country's climate, geography, agriculture, industry, daily life in both rural and urban areas, and arts and culture. The book features maps, black-and-white photographs, and special boxes...The book's final pages offer a set of facts-at-a-glance, a detailed chronology, an annotated bibliography including works for both children and adults, an annotated list of works consulted (including web sites), and an index."
-- Multi-Cultural Review (March 2001)
Price: US $32.10