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  • Robert C. Provine,
  • Okon Hwang
  •  and Keith Howard


East Asian peninsula. Korea existed as a single kingdom from 668 until 1910, when it was annexed by Japan until 1945. After World War II, it was divided into the Republic of Korea (South Korea, Taehan Min’guk) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmun Konghwaguk), suffering a civil war between ...

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