New PDF release: The Kwangju Uprising: A Miracle of Asian Democracy as Seen

By Henry Scott Stokes,Lily Xiao Hong Lee

ISBN-10: 0765606364

ISBN-13: 9780765606365

ISBN-10: 0765606372

ISBN-13: 9780765606372

The Kwangju rebellion that happened in may perhaps 1980 is burned into the minds of South Koreans in a lot an identical method that Tiananmen is burned into the minds of latest chinese language. because the international watched in horror following the assassination of President Park Chung Hee, scholar protesters have been brutally suppressed by means of the army and police led by way of strongman Chun Doo Hwan. Kim Dae Jung, the present president of South Korea, was once imprisoned and sentenced to dying in this period.

This e-book recreates these earth-shaking occasions via eyewitness experiences of top Western correspondents at the scene in addition to Korean members and observers. images, precise highway maps, and dramatic woodblock prints extra remove darkness from the daily drama to maintain this atrocity alive within the judgment of right and wrong of the world.

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