Great leader, dear leader: demystifying North Korea under the Kim Clan

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Silkworm Books, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 274 pages
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Great Leader, Dear Leader is an absorbing expose of North Korea under the Kim clan - Great Leader Kim Il Sung and his son, Dear Leader Kim Jong Il. It traces the origin of the regime's ideology and investigates its attempts to fill the empty state coffers through missile technology sales and other unorthodox schemes. It examines the regime's relations with South Korea, the countrywide famine and the juche ideal, the "military first" policy, and the nuclear weapons program

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Well researched with tons of good information, but the writing style is stilted and academic. Read full review

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The murky, manipulating and dark nature of North Korean dictators. Sad and depressing. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Kim Clan
12
The Summit That Shook the World
13
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Bertil Lintner is the Burma and Laos correspondent for the "Far Eastern Economic Review," He has written articles for Asian, American, and European periodicals. He is author of several books on Burma. He currently lives in Thailand.

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