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Published by Ilweolseogak in Seoul, Korea .
Written in English



  • Korea (South)


  • Kim, Dae Jung, d1925-,
  • Presidents -- Korea (South) -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kim Byong-guk.
ContributionsKim, Dae Jung, d1925-
LC ClassificationsDS922.42.K556 K567 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination323 p. ;
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL500154M
ISBN 108974400251
LC Control Number98452723

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