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The history of korea / Djun Kil Kim
Bib ID 3399392
Format BookBook
Author
Kim, Chun-kil, 1940-
 
Online Versions
Edition 1st ed. 
Description Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005 
xiii, 208 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0313332967
0313038538
Series

Greenwood histories of the modern nations.

Summary

"This volume provides a comprehensive review of Korea's history, from its roots in Neolithic civilization, and the tradition and evolution of nation-building in the traditional East Asian world system, through Korea's global setting in modern times. Also included are a biographical section highlighting famous figures in Korean history, a timeline of important historical events, a glossary of Korean terms, and a bibliographical essay with suggestions for further reading."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Series foreword / Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Early history
  • 3. Korean identity
  • 4. Medieval Korea
  • 5. Korean tradition
  • 6. Modernization
  • 7. Japanese dominion
  • 8. House divided
  • Notable people in the history of Korea.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-195) and index.

Subjects Korea -- History.  |  Korea (South) -- History.

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