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Korean Cuisine: An Illustrated History - Michael J. Pettid Popular history is a difficult genre--this is not a scholarly book. For my part I wish it were, but Pettid does a fairly good job (if not a particularly engaging one) of striking a balance.

One sour point: for a literary scholar he's oddly credulous re: the Tangun myth. A little more history, Prof. Pettid, eh?

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