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Remembering the unfinished conflict: Museums and the contested memory of the Korean War

Morris-Suzuki, Tessa

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Forgotten by whom? On 27 May 2009, the government of the Democratic People�s Republic of Korea (DPRK, North Korea) provoked worldwide alarm and protest by announcing that it no longer considered itself bound by the 1953 armistice ending the Korean War. Amongst the mass of western media reports deploring this announcement, however, only a few noted the fact that the armistice has never been signed by the Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea), because its then President Yi Seung-man (Syngman Rhee)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49919
Book Title: East Asia Beyond the History Wars: Confronting the ghosts of violence
DOI: 10.4324/9780203084533

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