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Description - The New Koreans by Mr Michael Breen

There can hardly be a country in modern Asia that we need to know more about. This book, written by an expert, explains the history, the business and the culture of South Korea, and where its future lies.

'As good a guide to a fascinating country in transformation as you will get.' Management Today

In the course of a couple of generations, South Koreans took themselves out of the paddy fields and into Silicon Valley, establishing themselves as a democracy alongside the advanced countries of the world. Yet for all their ambition and achievement, the new Koreans are a curiously self-deprecating people. Theirs is a land with a rich and complex past, certain aspects of which they would prefer to forget as they focus on the future.

Having lived and worked in South Korea for many years, Michael Breen considers what drives the nation today, and where it is heading. Through insightful anecdotes and observations, he provides a compelling portrait of Asia's most contradictory and polarized country. South Koreans are motivated by defiance, Breen argues- defiance of their antagonistic neighbour, North Korea, of their own history and of international opinion. Here is an overlooked nation with, great drive, determined to succeed on its own terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846045202
ISBN-10: 1846045207
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 35mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Rider & Co
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mr Michael Breen

Michael Breen is a writer and consultant who first went to Korea as a correspondent in 1982. He covered North and South Korea for several newspapers, including the Guardian, The Times and the Washington Times. He lives in Seoul.

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