NKIDP Document Readers

The NKIDP Document Reader Series provides speedy access to samplings of translated documents in the Project's massive collection of declassified materials on the inner-workings and foreign relations of North Korea from the archives of Pyongyang's former communist allies. The NKIDP Document Reader Series is edited by James F. Person and is supported generously by the Korea Foundation and private donations from individuals and corporations.

Issues in this Series

New Evidence on North Korea

James Person
New archival evidence on North Korean history from 1955 through 1984 prepared for the 16-17 June 2010 conference New Documents and New Histories: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on the Korean War.

New Evidence on the Korean War

James Person
New documentary evidence on the Korean War from Russian, Polish and other archives. Compiled in connection with the 16-17 June 2010 conference New Documents and New Histories: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on the Korean War.

New Evidence on Inter-Korean Relations, 1971-1972

James Person
A new collection of archival materials from South Korea, Romania, (East) Germany and Bulgaria which shed new light upon the 1971-1972 North-South dialogue.

Limits of the "Lips and Teeth" Alliance: New Evidence on Sino-DPRK Relations, 1955-1984

James Person
A collection of declassified archival documents on Sino-DPRK relations, compiled in preparation for the 6 April 2009 conference North Korean Attitudes Toward China: A Historical View of Contemporary Difficulties

New Evidence on North Korea's Chollima Movement and First Five-Year Plan (1957-1961)

James Person
A collection of declassified archival documents on North Korea's Chollima Movement, compiled in preparation for the 10 February 2009 conference The 2009 'New DPRK Revolutionary Upsurge'--A Blast from the Past or a New Path?