The Birth of Korean Cool: How one Nation is Conquering the World Through pop Culture [Audiobook] download free by Euny Hong

The Birth of Korean Cool: How one Nation is Conquering the World Through pop Culture Audiobook download free by Euny Hong
  • Listen audiobook: The Birth of Korean Cool: How one Nation is Conquering the World Through pop Culture
  • Author: Euny Hong
  • Release date: 2014/12/9
  • Publisher: PICADOR USA
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781250045119
  • Rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Votes: 166
  • Review by: Francisco Plunkett
  • Review rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/9
  • Duration: 3H19M29S in 256 kbps (53.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG-4 DST, FLAC, OPUS, WAV, WMA, MP3, MPEG4 (compression RAR, ZIP, EML, 7-ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 267
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M54S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A FRESH, FUNNY, UP-CLOSE LOOK AT HOW SOUTH KOREA REMADE ITSELF AS THE WORLD'S POP CULTURE POWERHOUSE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURYBy now, everyone in the world knows the song 'Gangnam Style' and Psy, an instantly recognizable star. But the song's international popularity is no passing fad. 'Gangnam Style' is only one tool in South Korea's extraordinarily elaborate and effective strategy to become a major world superpower by first becoming the world's number one pop culture exporter.As a child, Euny Hong moved from America to the Gangnam neighbourhood in Seoul. She was a witness to the most accelerated part of South Korea's economic development, during which time it leapfrogged from third-world military dictatorship to first-world liberal democracy on the cutting edge of global technology.Euny Hong recounts how South Korea vaulted itself into the twenty-first century, becoming a global leader in business, technology, education, and pop culture. Featuring lively, in-depth reporting and numerous interviews with Koreans working in all areas of government and society, The Birth of Korean Cool reveals how a really uncool country became cool, and how a nation that once banned miniskirts, long hair on men, and rock 'n' roll could come to mass produce boy bands, soap operas, and the world's most important smart phone.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Regional Studies, Memoirs, Popular Culture, Asian History, Autobiography: General, Media, Information & Communication Industries, Black & Asian Studies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x216x20mm
  • Weight: 249g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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