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Carter Eckert on Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866-1945

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

This event has passed.  You can view a video of this event here. For South Koreans, the twenty years from the early 1960s to late 1970s were the best and worst of times—a period of unprecedented eco­nomic growth and of political oppression that deepened as prosperity spread. In his latest book, Park Chung Hee and … Continue reading Carter Eckert on Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866-1945

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