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North of the DMZ : essays on daily life in North Korea / Andrei Lankov

Publisher Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co.
Year c2007
Codes ID=2001688622 NCID=BB01096276

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Language English
Size xi, 346 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents Leaders dear and great
In times of propaganda
The arts and the media
The workers' paradise? the social structure of the DPRK
Pyongyang
Daily lives
Recreation and fashion
Family matters
All things which move
Big Brother is watching
How does the system work?
Schools
It's economics
Foreign affairs
On spying, smuggling and kidnapping
North Koreans overseas, foreigners in North Korea
Defectors
The unnoticed death of North Korean Stalinism
Notes Summary: "Book describes the difficult but determined existence that North Koreans have created for themselves in the face of oppression. The book introduces the political system and the extent to which it permeates citizens' daily lives; discusses the schools, the economic system, and family life; treats the changes that have taken place in North Korea over the last decade"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-336) and index
Authors *Lanʹkov, A. N. (Andreĭ Nikolaevich)
Subjects LCSH:Korea (North) -- Social conditions  All Subject Search
LCSH:Korea (North) -- Politics and government  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:HN730.6.A8
DC22:951.9304/3
Vol : pbk. ; ISBN:9780786428397 ; XISBN:0786428392

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North Library (Closed Stack, 1st-3rd, Books) : pbk. 951.93/L269 0280972967
9780786428397 2007

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