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    New Reference Book: The Koreas

    The Koreas: Asia in Focus edited by Mary E. Conner, ABC-Clio, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 951.9 C76K A one volume set covering historical and contemporary Korean topics.  This volume is divided into 7 chapters: Geography History Government and Politics Economy Society Culture Contemporary Issues Each chapter is then divided into several sub-headings, including: Geography – The Korean Peninsula History – The Colonial Period (1910-1945) Government and Politics – The Impact of Tradition on Political Development Economy – Labor Society – Social Classes & Ethnicity Culture – Etiquette Contemporary Issues – The Koreas in the Information Age Helpful for: Korea Week, Asian Studies, Global Studies, Humanities