Kim Il-Sung North Korean President (World Leaders -- Past and Present) by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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91 rows  Kim Il-sung (15 April – 8 July ) was the leader of North Korea for 46 years, from its establishment in until his death in According to North Korean sources, the works of Kim Il-sung amount to approximat speeches, reports, books, treatises and other types of works.

As ofabout 60 of them are considered to be particularly important by outside ography↙: 8. The thing to understand, however, is how Kim Il Sung did the things he REALLY did, because this is the baseline for why the country is the way it is.

Written when he was still alive (), this book seeks to tear down myths of Kim Il Sung's infallibility (from the Northern view) and completely fictionalized back story (from some Southern views).Cited by:   I feel like throwing darts at a haphazard collection of Kim Il Sung's Kim Il-Sung book would have resulted in a more noteworthy, more interesting selection.

Really, it's just a poorly curated (more properly, not curated at all) and inexpertly excised portion of a large body of work. This book has none of the quotable zing or zeal of Mao's Little Red /5(15). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Kim Il-Sung, communist leader of North Korea from until his death in He was the country’s premier from tochairman of its dominant Korean Workers’ Party fromand president and head of state from Learn more about Kim’s life and career in this article. Anecdotes of Kim Il Sung's Life, vol. 2 () Individual Documents.

On the establishment of the Workers' Party of North Korea and the question of founding the Workers' Party of South Korea () On eliminating dogmatism and formalism and establishing Juche in ideological work ().

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Although Kim is known to have been privately interested in Hollywood films, he forbade discussion on foreign film concepts at the Aesthetic Review Meeting, an important annual film.

Juche (Korean: 주체/主體, lit. 'subject'; Korean pronunciation: ; usually left untranslated or translated as "self-reliance") is the official ideology of North Korea, described by the government as "Kim Il-sung's original, brilliant and revolutionary contribution to national and international thought".

It postulates that "man is the master of his destiny", that the Korean masses are to act. This book is especially important now with Kim Il Sung's death, the ending of the nuclear crisis between North Korea and the United States, and the obscured emergence of a successor regime ostensibly headed by Kim Il Jong, Sung's son.

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Kim Il-sung was born Kim Song-ju in Mangyondae, near Pyongyang, the present-day capital of North Korea, on Ap His parents took the. The Selected Works of Kim Il Sung book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kim Il-sung ( - ) was a Korean communist p /5.

Kim Il Sung (Hangul: 김일성; Hanja: 金日成, Kim Il Sŏng; Ap - July 8, ) was the first leader of North Korea from until his death in He died of a heart attack on July 8, The North Korean government gave him the title of "Eternal President" after his death.

Kim Il Sung created the Juche political idea. He ran North Korea differently than the Soviet Union Chairman: Kim Tu-bong. This book is especially important now with Kim Il Sung's death, the ending of the nuclear crisis between North Korea and the United States, and the obscured emergence of a successor regime ostensibly headed by Kim Il Jong, Sung's son.

Suh's book investigates the impact of Kim Il Sung on the history and politics of North Korea and what his death /5. This book is a fascinating account of North Korea under Kim Il-sung.

I learned many things, such as his emphasis on the family. The trouble with this book is that we do not know if it describes North Korea today, or just North Korea in the past. But the description is by: But perhaps the strangest event in North Korean history was a message transmitted in November declaring Kim Il Sung to have died, over eight years before his actual death in July Read More.

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From United States; Customs services and international tracking provided. The thing to understand, however, is how Kim Il Sung did the things he REALLY did, because this is the baseline for why the country is the way it is. Written when he was still alive (), this book seeks to tear down myths of Kim Il Sung's infallibility (from the Northern view) and completely fictionalized back story (from some Southern views).Reviews: 3.

leader Kim Il Sung in a chronological order. The book contains 95 works including historic speeches, talks, reports and conclusions made by Kim Il Sung.

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A serious book. 1 day ago  North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung did not have the power to teleport, state media has admitted - shooting down a popular myth. The late Kim ruled. Kim Il-sung holds a unique position in North Korea; although dead sincehe remains North Korea’s official leader, embalmed and ennobled in a massive mausoleum in Pyongyang.

The North Korean government refers to Kim Il-sung as The Great Leader and he is designated in the North Korean constitution as the country’s “Eternal President”.

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AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library Kim Il Sung: Works, Volume 11 Il-sŏng Kim Snippet view - They significantly revise existing narratives of the Korean War, China's postwar aid to North Korea, Kim Il-sung's ideological and strategic thinking, North Korea's relations with the Soviet Union, and the importance of the Sino-U.S.

rapprochement, among other issues. This pathbreaking book systematically uncovers the previously hidden. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Kim Il-sung ( - ) was a Korean communist politician who led the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) from its founding in until his death.

He held the posts of Prime Minister from to and President from to his death. Kim Il Sung Works Vol 31 works (January - December ) Note: To date, Kim Il Sung Works Vol.

29 has not yet been published in English. $ With the Century book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Kim Il Sung's memoirs4/5. Kim Il Sung Selected Works Vol. 1 is a Compilation of Comrade Kim Il Sung's Most Important Selected Works From the Years to In New Condition.

Very Limited Number of This Highly Collectable Book Available As It is No Longer Being Printed. Newly unveiled documents suggest the founder of North Korea, Kim Il-sung, who is the grandfather of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, may not have been who the regime claims he was.

Early Life. Kim Il-Sung was born in Japanese-occupied Korea on Apnot long after Japan formally annexed the peninsula. His parents, Kim Hyong-jik and Kang Pan-sok, named him Kim Song-ju.

Kim's family may have been Protestant Christians; Kim's official biography claims that they were also anti-Japanese activists, but that is a remarkably unreliable source.

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Kim Jong-il joined the Propaganda and Agitation Department in and soon became director of the Motion Picture and Arts Division. He was a big fan of films, with a library of 15, at his disposal.

As director he reached the public with films and operas homogenous in theme: pride in the nation and specifically in Kim Il-sung.

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Shortly before his death, Kim Il Sung published an autobiography entitled "With the Century" in 8 volumes, These works were widely disseminated and are required reading for all university-level graduates in North Korea/5.

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> What did Chairman Mao think of Kim Il-Sung. A2A. Mao thought Kim Il-Sung was an asshole, and that he never intended to try to build a communist country. Instead, he always wanted to rebuild the Joseon dynasty with the Kims as kings. From Mao’s. The city’s other landmarks – the Arch of Triumph, the Kim Il-sung Stadium – are remakes of original monuments from elsewhere in the world.

When I visited North Korea, I left Pyongyang for a.This is an original press photo. North Korean Premier Kim Il Sung applauds during address in Pyongyang Saturday at the start of ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean republic, according to caption for this radiophoto received in Tokyo today from measures x 8inches.

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