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The new Koreans : the story of a nation / First edition

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Breen, Michael, 1952-.
Title Statement
The new Koreans : the story of a nation / Michael Breen.
판사항
First edition.
Publication, Distribution, etc
New York :   Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,   c2017.  
Physical Medium
xvii, 462 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9781250065056 (hardcover) 9781466871564 (e-book)
요약
"Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the complex history of the country, in particular its division and its emergence as an economic superpower. Who are these people? And where does their future lie? In this absorbing and enlightening account, Michael Breen provides compelling insight into the history and character of this fascinating nation "--
Content Notes
Map -- Timeline -- A Note About English Spelling of Korean Words -- [I] Portraits -- The Broken Ship -- Out of Gangnam -- The Defiant Land -- The Case for Hanguk -- The Group as Refuge -- Jesus and Local Messiahs -- Suffering in the Republic of Others -- Nationalism and Other Things -- Love and Learning When Your DNA Isn't Yours -- [II] Roots -- Beginnings -- The Quest for Purity -- Being Second Class -- Brothers No More -- [III] Wealth -- Desperation -- Economic Warriors -- The Smell of Money -- The Chaebol Problem -- Work, Work, Work -- [IV] Power -- At Least Pro the Right Kind of Democracy -- Power Shift -- The First Democratic Presidents -- Dissidents in Charge -- Two Steps Back -- [V] Next -- The Miracle of Affirmation -- For Wider Acceptance -- A Wealthier Future -- The Future of Democracy -- Time to Unify?
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Social change --Korea --History. Economic development --Korea --History. National characteristics, Korean --History.
Subject Added Entry-Geographic Name
Korea --History --1945-.
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520 2 ▼a "Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the complex history of the country, in particular its division and its emergence as an economic superpower. Who are these people? And where does their future lie? In this absorbing and enlightening account, Michael Breen provides compelling insight into the history and character of this fascinating nation "-- ▼c Provided by publisher.
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Contents information

Author Introduction

마이클 브린(지은이)

<가디언>, <더 타임즈>, <워싱턴 타임즈> 등에서 한국과 북한 담당기자로 활약했으며, 특유의 날카로운 시각과 지적인 분석과 통찰로 한국 사회를 추적해온 저명한 저널리스트이다. 자신의 고국인 영국에서보다 한국에서 살아온 날이 더 많은 마이클 브린은 한국과 북한에 대해 한반도에 살고 있는 한국인들보다 더 잘 아는 외국인이라고 해도 과언이 아니다. 북한 담당기자로 일하며 북한사회로 들어가 탐사 취재를 했으며, 북한 기업에 자문을 제공하는 컨설턴트로도 활동했다. 현재는 글로벌 PR 컨설팅 회사인 인사이트 커뮤니케이션스를 운영하고 있다. 잉글랜드 버킹엄셔주의 에일즈베리에서 태어났으며, 예맨, 독일, 스코틀랜드 등에서 자랐다. 에딘버러 대학에서 영문학 및 언어학을 전공했으며, 북해의 석유굴착회사에서 수년간 근무했다. 1982년 처음 한국에 왔으며, 서울에서 36년째 살고 있다. 저서로 《한국을 말한다》, 《Mr. 김정일》 등이 있다. 마이클브린이 쓴 "한국인을 말한다"에서...... 1. 평균 IQ 105를 넘는 유일한 나라. 2. 일 하는 시간 세계 2위, 평균 노는 시간 세계 3위인 잠 없는 나라. 3. 문맹률 1% 미만인 유일한 나라. 4. 미국과 제대로 전쟁 났을 때 3일 이상 버틸 수 있는 8개국 중 하나인 나라. 5. 세계 유일의 분단국가이자 아직도 휴전 중인 나라. 6. 노약자 보호석이 있는 5개국 중 하나인 나라. 7. 세계 2위 경제대국 일본을 발톱사이 때만큼도 안여기는 나라. 8. 여성부가 존재하는 유일한 나라. 9. 음악 수준이 가장 빠르게 발전한 나라. 10. 지하철 평가 세계1위로 청결함과 편리함 최고인 나라. 11. 세계 봉사국 순위 4위인 나라. 12. 문자 없는 나라들에게 UN이 제공한 문자는 한글이다. (현재 세계 3개 국가가 국어로 삼고 있음.) 13. 가장 단기간에 IMF를 극복해서 세계를 경악시킨 나라. 14. 유럽 통계 세계 여자 미모 순위 1위인 대한민국. 15. 미국 여자 프로골프 상위100명 중 30명이나 들어간 한국.

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Table of Contents

Section	Section Description	Page Number
Map	p. ix
Time Line	p. xi
A Note about English Spelling of Korean Words	p. xiii
Preface	p. xv
Portraits	
1	    The Broken Ship	p. 3
2	    Out of Gangnam	p. 7
3	    The Defiant Land	p. 19
4	    The Case for Hanguk	p. 36
5	    The Group as Refuge	p. 52
6	    Jesus and Local Messiahs	p. 66
7	    Suffering in the Republic of Others	p. 75
8	    Nationalism and Other Things	p. 88
9	    Love and Learning When Your DNA Isn''t Yours	p. 98
Roots	
10	    Beginnings	p. 115
11	    The Quest for Purity	p. 128
12	    Being Second Class	p. 148
13	    Brothers No More	p. 171
Wealth	
14	    Desperation	p. 195
15	    Economic Warriors	p. 201
16	    The Smell of Money	p. 213
11	    The Chaebol Problem	p. 223
18	    Work, Work, Work	p. 241
Power	
19	    At Least Pro the Right Kind of Democracy	p. 263
20	    Power Shift	p. 285
21	    The First Democratic Presidents	p. 306
12	    Dissidents in Charge	p. 319
23	    Two Steps Back	p. 329
Next	
24	    The Miracle of Affirmation	p. 339
25	    For Wider Acceptance	p. 352
26	    A Wealthier Future	p. 363
27	    The Future of Democracy	p. 379
28	    Time to Unify?	p. 391
Acknowledgments	p. 395
Notes	p. 397
Bibliography	p. 431
Index	p. 445

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