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Education fever society, politics, and the pursuit of schooling in South Korea by Michael J. Seth

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Published by University of Hawaiʻi Press and Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaiʻi in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education -- Korea (South),
  • Education -- Social aspects -- Korea (South),
  • Education and state -- Korea (South),
  • Educational change -- Korea (South)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-298) and index.

StatementMichael J. Seth.
SeriesHawaiʻi studies on Korea
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA1331 .S35 2002, LA1331 .S35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 305 p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18178375M
ISBN 100824825349
LC Control Number2002004189

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