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Author Suh, Dae-Sook, 1931- author.

Title Kim Il Sung : The North Korean Leader / Dae-Sook Suh.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1988]


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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Studies of the East Asian Institute
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Preface to the Paperback Edition -- Preface -- Part I: Young Kim and the United Army -- 1. Background -- 2. Kim and the Northeast Anti-Japanese United Army -- 3. Guerrilla Accomplishments -- Part II: Consolidation of Political Power -- 4. The Soviet Occupation of North Korea -- 5. The Workers' Party of Korea -- 6. The Republic and the Army -- Part III. Challenges to Kim's Leadership -- 7. The Korean War and Kim's Rivals -- 8. After the War -- Part IV. Search for Korean Identity -- 9. Mobilization Campaigns -- 10. The Sino-Soviet Dispute and Kim Il Sung -- Part V. Problems in Kim's Independence -- 11. The Rise of the Military -- 12. The South Korean Revolution -- 13. Disintegration of the Partisan Group -- Part VI. North Korea under Kim -- 14. South Korea and the Third World -- 15. The Shift from Party to State -- 16. Semiretirement in the New Era -- Part VII. Chuch'e and the Republic -- 17. On Kim's Political Thought -- 18. The Republic by Kim -- Appendix 1. Partisans of the United Army in North Korean Politics -- Appendix 2. Partisans of the United Army Not in North Korean Politics -- Appendix 3. Partisans Who Died Before the Liberation of Korea -- Appendix 4. Chronology of Kim II Sung -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- The East Asian Institute of Columbia University
Summary A biography of Kim Il Sung, the leader of North Korea for over 40 years, that attempts to separate fact from fiction and exaggeration, and to present a critical analysis of his life and politics.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 30. Apr 2019).
Local Note EBSCOhost Biography Reference Center
Language In English.
Subject BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State.
Other Form: print 9780231917322
Standard No. 10.7312/suh-91732 doi
ISBN 9780231885195
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