A History of Korea
A Paperback edition by Kyung Moon Hwang in English (Oct 6, 2010)
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Short Description: A concise, lively history of Korea, which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the ancient era through to the jarring transformation that resulted in two distinctive... Read more
A concise, lively history of Korea, which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the ancient era through to the jarring transformation that resulted in two distinctive trajectories through the modern world. Chapters flow both chronologically and thematically, covering themes such as identity, gender and family.
- Kyung Moon Hwang
- Palgrave Essential Histories Series, Palgrave Essential Histories
- Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication date
- Oct 6, 2010
- Product dimensions
- 139 x 216 x 18mm
List of Chronologies and Maps Brief Chronology Map - to follow Acknowledgements Introduction Note on Romanization Koguryo and Ancient Korea Queen Sondok and Silla's Unification of Korea The Unified Silla Dynasty Founding of the Koryo Dynasty Religion and Regionalism in the Koryo Order The Mongol Overlord Period Koryo-Choson Transition Confucianism in the Early Choson Dynasty The Great Invasions, 1592-1636 Politics, Ideology, Family, and Nationhood in the Mid-Choson Era Intellectual Opening in the Late 18th Century Popular Culture in the Late Choson 19th Century Unrest 1894, A Fateful Year The Great Korean Empire The Japanese Takeover, 1904-1918 The Long 1920s Nation, Culture, and Everyday Life in the Late Colonial Period Wartime Mobilization, 1938-45 The Liberation Period, 1945-1950 The Korean War Early North Korea 1960s South Korea Culture and Politics in 1970s South Korea Monumental Life in North Korea South Korean Democratization South Korea in the New Millennium