Dancing on bones : history and power in China, Russia and North Korea / Katie Stallard.

The leaders of Russia, China, and North Korea use a distorted version of the history of WWII and the Korean War to shore up popular support at home and justify aggressive foreign policy and expansive military ambitions. Those who dare to challenge the official line are persecuted, silenced, and lock...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Stallard, Katharine P.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2022]
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Summary:The leaders of Russia, China, and North Korea use a distorted version of the history of WWII and the Korean War to shore up popular support at home and justify aggressive foreign policy and expansive military ambitions. Those who dare to challenge the official line are persecuted, silenced, and locked up, while schoolchildren are required to memorize the authorized account. Deeply-reported and drawing on first-hand experience on the ground in all three countries, Dancing on Bones argues that if we want to understand where these three nuclear powers are heading, we must understand the stories t.
Physical Description:1 online resource (305 pages)
ISBN:9780197575376
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