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- DescriptionUsing extensive documentation, this book examines how President Jimmy Carter's troop withdrawal and human rights policies --conceived in abstraction from East Asian realities --contributed to the demise of Korean President Park Chung Hee.
- Author BiographyWilliam H. Gleysteen Jr ., a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, served as U.S. Ambassador to Korea during the Carter administration. Born and raised in Beijing, China, he spent three decades as a career foreign service officer assigned to Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. Among his Washington assignments, he served as deputy assistant secretary for East Asian affairs as well as senior staff member for East Asia in the National Security Council. After leaving government service, he was president of the Japan Society in New York (1989-95).
- Author(s)William H. Gleysteen
- PublisherBrookings Institution
- Date of Publication30/11/2000
- GenrePolitics: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationWashington DC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBrookings Institution
- Weight22 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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