Arming the two Koreas

state, capital, and military power by Taik-young Hamm

Publisher: Routledge in London, New York

Written in English
Cover of: Arming the two Koreas | Taik-young Hamm
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Places:

  • Korea (North),
  • Korea (South),
  • Korea.

Subjects:

  • Arms race -- Korea.,
  • Korea (North) -- Defenses.,
  • Korea (South) -- Defenses.,
  • Korea (North) -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • Korea (South) -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-237) and index.

StatementTaik-young Hamm.
SeriesPolitics in Asia series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA853.K6 H25 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL370792M
ISBN 100415207924
LC Control Number98031536

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