The Resource Marching through suffering : loss and survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy, (ebook)

Marching through suffering : loss and survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy, (ebook)

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Marching through suffering : loss and survival in North Korea
Title
Marching through suffering
Title remainder
loss and survival in North Korea
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Fahy
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Language
eng
Summary
Marching Through Suffering is a deeply personal portrait of the ravages of famine and totalitarian politics in modern North Korea since the 1990s. Featuring interviews with more than thirty North Koreans who defected to Seoul and Tokyo, the book explores the subjective experience of the nation's famine and its citizens' social and psychological strategies for coping with the regime. These oral testimonies show how ordinary North Koreans, from farmers and soldiers to students and diplomats, framed the mounting struggles and deaths surrounding them as the famine progressed. Following the development of the disaster, North Koreans deployed complex discursive strategies to rationalize the horror and hardship in their lives, practices that maintained citizens' loyalty to the regime during the famine and continue to sustain its rule today. Casting North Koreans as a diverse people with a vast capacity for adaptation rather than as a monolithic entity passively enduring oppression, Marching Through Suffering positions personal history as key to the interpretation of political violence
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Fahy, Sandra
Dewey number
951.93050922
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Contemporary Asia in the World
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  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Victims of famine
  • Famines
  • Human rights
  • Korea (North)
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adult
Label
Marching through suffering : loss and survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231538947
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12142257
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remote
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12142257
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MWT12142257
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Marching through suffering : loss and survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231538947
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12142257
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12142257
System control number
MWT12142257
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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