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Famine Talk: Communication Styles and Socio-Political Awareness in 1990s North Korea

Why Food Matters : Critical Debates in Food Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...During the 1990s, several factors led to a famine emerging in North Korea.North Korea’s famine is evidence of this era of “new famines” described by Devereux (2007). These famines are characterized by the political failure of local...

From Military Rations to UNESCO Heritage: A Short History of Korean Kimchi

Culinary Nationalism in Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Geographers have argued for decades that “[f]oods do not simply come from places, organically growing out of them, but also make places as symbolic constructs, being deployed in the discursive construction of various imaginative...


Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 3 : Asia and Oceania

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The Korean War (1950–1953), which was both a civil war and a proxy war for China, Russia, the United States, and the United Nations, who were involved in a larger cold war, ceased in a stalemate...