The Cleanest Race

How North Koreans See Themselves - and Why It Matters

by B. R. Myers

The Cleanest Race

Paperback, 217 pages, Melville House, List Price: $20 | purchase

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Book Summary

North Korea analyst B.R. Myers presents a view of North Korea through the eyes of its citizens. He argues that the late Kim Jong Il guided his regime through a paranoid, race-based nationalism with roots in Japanese fascist thought.

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Few understand the complexities of the isolated nation North Korea.

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