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- DescriptionPresenting the richness of Korean civilization from early state formation to the jarring transformations resulting in two distinctive trajectories of modern development, this book introduces the country's major historical events, patterns, and debates. Organised both chrologically and thematically, the 27 concise chapters explore recurring themes such as Korean identity, external influence, and family and gender. This lively narrative assumes prior kwledge, inviting readers to appreciate both the distinctiveness and universality of Korean history.
- Author BiographyKYUNG MOON HWANG is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Southern California, USA. He is the author of Beyond Birth: Social Status in the Emergence of Modern Korea (Harvard University Press, 2004).
- Author(s)Kyung Moon Hwang
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication06/10/2010
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitlePalgrave Essential Histories Series
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Out-of-print date27/09/2016
- Content Note20 black & white halftones, 1 maps
- Weight499 g
- Width145 mm
- Height224 mm
- Spine82 mm
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