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General Background on Korea
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- Background Note: South Korea
The U.S. Department of State provides a succint overview.
- A Country Study: South Korea
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress; edited by Andrea Matles Savada and William Shaw. Edition: 4th ed. Washihngton, D.C.: Federal Research Division, Library of COngress: .
This book was created for diplomats and other government officials going to South Korea. It provides excellant historical background information, but other resources must be consulted for current events. Use the Gale Virtual Reference Library to find more recent information.
- Korea Today
Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the US provides information for travelers and current events in thesection.
- US Embassy in South Korea
- Lonely Planet South Korea
The Lonely Planet Travel Guide to South Korea
In addition to your course text, Korea Culture Smart, you will find travel guides for Korea at Library West on the first floor under the call number DS901.95
- Korea Travel Guide. Seoul: Korea Tourism Organization, 2010. Print.
- Business Travel in South Korea. S.l.: Axiom Press, 2003. Internet resource.
- Korea: A Comprehensive Guide. Seoul, Korea: Sanghee Press, 1994. Print.
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