The Korean War's Far-reaching Consequences

Han Kyung-Koo
June 2010
Koreana;Summer2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p8
The article focuses on the impact of the Korean War in the socio-cultural traits of the people in Korea. It mentions that South Koreans have survived the war and attain political democratization and the transition of government power despite the South-North division and confrontation continues. It says that South Korea sustained the tradition of hereditary shamans while North Korea believed in the spirit-possessed shamans. It adds that military service provides an entrance to Korean society.


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