Hybridity and the rise of Korean popular culture in Asia

@article{Shim2006HybridityAT,
  title={Hybridity and the rise of Korean popular culture in Asia},
  author={Doobo Shim},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={25 - 44}
}
  • Doobo Shim
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Art
  • Media, Culture & Society
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