A fascinating look at South Korea's miraculous rise from poverty to affluence and influence... and what it means for the rest of the world.
Intro Contents Acknowledgments Introduction PART ONE: HISTORY 1 Still Living in the Past: Why History Matters 2 North Korea: A Distorted Mirror PART TWO: ECONOMICS AND TRADE 3 The IMF Crisis and Its Impact on South Korea 4 The Middle Nation: How Korea Navigates Between Japan and China 5 So Long, Uncle Sam: The Korean-U.S. Relationship PART THREE: INDUSTRIES 6 Korea in the Driver's Seat: A Short History of the Korean Car 7 Samsung Eternal: From Rice Trading to 174 Billion in Sales 8 LG's Rebirth: Lak Hui Learns to Create Its Own Luck 9 Technology Nirvana: Korea's Wired and Wireless Leadership 10 The Korean Wave: Ebbing or Flowing? PART FOUR: SOCIETY 11 The Culture of Business: What It's Like to Work and Play in Korea 12 Teeing Off: Korea's Obsession with Golf 13 From Homogeneity to Multiculturalism: The World Comes to Korea 14 A Changing Society: Shifting Roles in Modern Korea PART FIVE: THE FUTURE 15 Whither the North? Four Scenarios for the Future of North Korea 16 Toward Korea 3.0: Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Forty Years Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z.
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