Conscience in Action: The Autobiography of Kim Dae-Jung (Paperback)

Conscience in Action: The Autobiography of Kim Dae-Jung By Jeon Seung-Hee (Translator), Lee Hee-Ho (Foreword by), Kim Dae-Jung Cover Image
By Jeon Seung-Hee (Translator), Lee Hee-Ho (Foreword by), Kim Dae-Jung
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Provides an autobiographical narrative of the late South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung's life
Offers a poignant first-hand account of Korea's turbulent modern history
Serves as an intimate record of the Korean people's struggle for democracy and peace.

About the Author


Often called Nelson Mandela of Asia, Kim Dae-jung (1924 - 2009) was the eighth President of South Korea (1998-2003) and was awarded the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his role in the advancement of peace and human rights in the Korean Peninsula and around the world.Seung-hee Jeon is one of the leading contemporary translators of Korean literature as well as a literary scholar and critic. Her translations include the 2016 Man Booker Prize-winning novelist Han Kang's Convalescence (2013) and Bang Hyeon-seok's novel, Time to Eat Lobster (2016), which was selected for "75 Notable Translations of the Year" by World Literature Today. She has been honored with a Fulbright Grant, a Korea Foundation Fellowship, and two Daesan Foundation Translation grants (2011 and 2016). She is a lecturer at Boston College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789811076220
ISBN-10: 9811076227
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: July 2nd, 2018
Pages: 934
Language: English