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Charisma in a Watery Frame: North Korean Narrative Topographies and the Tumen River

Winstanley-Chesters, Robert


In this article, I address North Korea both in its latent stage and the reframing of its early political narratives to support the function and authority of its current government. These narratives of nationalistic and political struggle expand across geographic boundaries and are also bound by them—hence my focus on the Tumen River. Secondarily, I consider the reframing of riverine spaces within the terrain of Pyongyang’s contemporary politics, and recent examples of reenactment for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Perspective
DOI: .1353/apr.2016.0018


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