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Lanterns on the river

essays on life and culture in contemporary South Korea

by Diane M. Hoffman

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Korea (South) -- Civilization,
  • Korea (South) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-194) and index

    StatementDiane M. Hoffman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS992.27 .H67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18091096M
    ISBN 100739100742
    LC Control Number99022710

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