By Kyung Moon Hwang

ISBN-10: 0230205461

ISBN-13: 9780230205468

A background of Korea

by Kyung Moon Hwang

Length: 328 pages

A concise, full of life heritage of Korea,which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the traditional period via to the jarring transformation that ended in precise trajectories in the course of the glossy international. Chapters movement either chronologically and thematically, masking issues similar to id, gender and family.


'Hwang increases questions at each flip and demanding situations the reader to interact with concerns that lively previous generations, matters that crisis us this present day, and concerns that impinge on our collective destiny in a global the place Korea and Koreans matter.' - James B. Lewis, Lecturer in Korean historical past, collage of Oxford

About the Author

KYUNG MOON HWANG is affiliate Professor within the division of historical past on the college of Southern California, united states. he's the writer of past beginning: Social prestige within the Emergence of recent Korea (Harvard college Press, 2004).

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Excellent textbook of Korean historical past with a unprecedented periodical stability: I used this ebook for my introductory direction on Korean tradition, which coated from the Tan'gun delusion via hallyu (the Korean Wave). It did an outstanding activity as a historical past interpreting, and my scholars truly loved examining it, too. The publication has 3 major strengths. so far as i will inform, it bargains a so much up to date account of significant debates within the box. additionally, reflective of the services of its writer, a Harvard-educated, comprehensive historian of early smooth Korea, the ebook has its chapters flippantly divided among premodern and sleek sessions. it is a infrequent advantage that has been missing in past one-volume Korean background textbooks. actually, this entire assurance used to be the most cause I followed it as my textbook within the first position, after having used different significant titles. eventually, I consider my scholars that the writer is a superb storyteller. He manages to supply an in-depth account of every interval via a concise and well-chosen episode. As an teacher, i'm relatively joyful that this e-book got here out.

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