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Teaching North Korea with Visual and Online Resources

Imagine the shark from Jaws without its theme song. A film soundtrack can be extremely important and often influences the viewer’s perception, but this point may be overlooked when viewing documentaries. This essay reviews the most prominent and easily available visual resources on teaching North Korean history, society, and politics broadly, excluding those that deal with specific issues such as human rights and famine. North Korea: A Day in the Life (48 minutes, 2004, Facets Multi...