Revised English Edition of the 'World Encyclopedia of Peace'The Institute of International Peace Studies at Kyung Hee University (headed by Professor Sohn Jae-shik) recently published a revised English edition of the World Encyclopedia of Peace (eight volumes).
The first edition was published in 1987 in four volumes. The encyclopedia is the only major publication in the world on the study of peace in diverse fields, including politics, economy, and history.
Participating in the revised publication were 320 influential scholars and leaders involved in the field of peace, from 40 countries.
Contributors include Kofi Annan, current UN Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former UN Secretry-General, and Mikhail Gorbachev, the former leader of the Soviet Union.
Javier Perez de Cuellar, former UN Secrecary-General, served as honorary editor, and Choue Yong-seek, Kyung Hee University President, acted as chief editor.
8 volumes, $591. (02-961-0201)