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Published by American Universities Field Staff in Hanover, NH .
Written in English



  • Korea


  • Park, Chung Hee, 1917-1979.,
  • Korea -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 9.

Statementby G. Cameron Hurst III and Chae-Jin Lee.
SeriesReports - American Universities Field Staff ; 1980, no. 8, Asia
ContributionsLee, Chae-Jin, 1936- joint author.
LC ClassificationsDS922.35 .H87
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4142364M
LC Control Number80120987

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