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The Resource North Korea's hidden revolution : how the information underground is transforming a closed society, Jieun Baek

North Korea's hidden revolution : how the information underground is transforming a closed society, Jieun Baek

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North Korea's hidden revolution : how the information underground is transforming a closed society
Title
North Korea's hidden revolution
Title remainder
how the information underground is transforming a closed society
Statement of responsibility
Jieun Baek
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the least understood countries in the world, North Korea has long been known for its repressive regime. Yet it is far from being an impenetrable black box. Media flows covertly into the country, and fault lines are appearing in the government's sealed informational borders. Drawing on deeply personal interviews with North Korean defectors from all walks of life, ranging from propaganda artists to diplomats, Jieun Baek tells the story of North Korea's information underground--the network of citizens who take extraordinary risks by circulating illicit content such as foreign films, television shows, soap operas, books, and encyclopedias. By fostering an awareness of life outside North Korea and enhancing cultural knowledge, the materials these citizens disseminate are affecting the social and political consciousness of a people, as well as their everyday lives"--Front jacket flap
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Baek, Jieun
Dewey number
302.23095193
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P94.65.K6
LC item number
B34 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media
  • Mass media and culture
  • Popular culture
  • Mass media and international relations
  • Mass media and propaganda
  • Propaganda
Label
North Korea's hidden revolution : how the information underground is transforming a closed society, Jieun Baek
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Immortal Gods: Why North Korea is such a Durable Regime -- Cracks in the System: an Information Revolution -- "Old School" Media: From Trader Gossip to Freedom Balloons -- The Digital Underground -- A New Generation Rising -- Implications, Predictions, and a Call to Action -- Appendix: How Remittances are sent to North Korea
Control code
ocn946481868
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780300217810
Lccn
2016939291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
North Korea's hidden revolution : how the information underground is transforming a closed society, Jieun Baek
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Immortal Gods: Why North Korea is such a Durable Regime -- Cracks in the System: an Information Revolution -- "Old School" Media: From Trader Gossip to Freedom Balloons -- The Digital Underground -- A New Generation Rising -- Implications, Predictions, and a Call to Action -- Appendix: How Remittances are sent to North Korea
Control code
ocn946481868
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780300217810
Lccn
2016939291
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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