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Kim Jong II

Kim Jong II( )
Author: Wyborny, Sheila
Series title:People in the News Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Lucent Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.50
Book Description:

Supreme leader of North Korea from 1994 to 2011, Kim Jong Il was the second Kim to rule North Korea, after the death of his father, Kim Il-Sung. Facing devastating famine and natural disasters in the 1990s, Kim broke slightly with his father in opening up North Korea to free markets. These gestures of economic reform mirror China's during the late 1980s, according to the Council on Foreign Relations. This compelling book provides a sharp look at Kim Jong? ?Il. Chapters include a...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Political
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.78 x 22.86 cm

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