Korea Old and New: A History / Edition 1

Korea Old and New: A History / Edition 1

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by Carter Eckert, Ki-Baik Lee, Young Lew, Michael Robinson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0962771309

ISBN-13: 9780962771309

Pub. Date: 08/14/1991

Publisher: Harvard University Press

This is the most reliable and popular history of Korea available in English. The tumultuous developments of the modern era receive the greatest coverage, but the book's balanced treatment of traditional Korea emphasizes cultural events as integrally related to the political, social, and economic evolution of this ancient nation. Five outstanding scholars give a

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This is the most reliable and popular history of Korea available in English. The tumultuous developments of the modern era receive the greatest coverage, but the book's balanced treatment of traditional Korea emphasizes cultural events as integrally related to the political, social, and economic evolution of this ancient nation. Five outstanding scholars give a wide-angle view of each distinct period, elucidating the past while providing new understanding of the vast changes that have taken place in Korea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962771309
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
08/14/1991
Series:
Korea Institute Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,198,035
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

1. The Communal Societies of Prehistoric Times

The Paleolithic Age

The Appearance of Neolithic Man

Society and Culture in the Neolithic Period

2. Walled-Town States and Confederated Kingdoms

Bronze Age Culture

Old Choson and Wiman Choson

The Formation of Confederated Kingdoms: Puyo, Koguryo, and the State of Chin

Society and Polity in the Confederated Kingdoms

Culture in the Confederated Kingdoms Period

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