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Korea"s amazing century
|Statement||Mel Gurtov, James F. Larson, Robert R. Swartout, Jr. ; edited by Ray E. Weisenborn.|
|Contributions||Larson, James F., Swartout, Robert R., 1946-, Weisenborn, Ray E.|
|LC Classifications||DS916.37 .G87 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 203 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||203|
|LC Control Number||98219225|
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The Joseon Dynasty ruled over a united Korean Peninsula for more than years, from the fall of the Goryeo Dynasty in through the Japanese Occupation of The cultural innovations and achievements of Korea's last dynasty continue to influence society in modern-day : Kallie Szczepanski.
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