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A Concise History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present / Edition 2

A Concise History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present / Edition 2

by Michael J. Seth
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ISBN-13: 9781442235175
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/11/2016
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 612
Sales rank: 304,681
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael J. Seth is professor of history at James Madison University.

Table of Contents

List of Primary Source Readings
Chapter 1: The Origins
Chapter 2: The Period of the Three Kingdoms, Fourth Century to 676
Chapter 3: Late Silla, 676 to 935
Chapter 4: Koryŏ, 935 to 1170
Chapter 5: Military Rulers and Mongol Invaders, 1170 to 1392
Chapter 6: The Neo-Confucian Revolution and the Chosŏn State, 1392 to the Eighteenth Century
Chapter 7: Chosŏn Society
Chapter 8: Late Chosŏn, Early Eighteenth Century to 1876
Chapter 9: Korea in the Age of Imperialism, 1876 to 1910
Chapter 10: Colonial Korea, 1910 to 1945
Chapter 11: Division and War, 1945 to 1953
Chapter 12: North Korea: Recovery, Transformation, and Decline, 1953 to 1993
Chapter 13: South Korea: From Poverty to Prosperity, 1953 to 1997
Chapter 14: South Korea: Creating a Democratic Society, 1953 to 1997
Chapter 15: Contemporary North Korea, 1993 to 2015
Chapter 16: Contemporary South Korea, 1997 to 2015
Appendix: Romanization
Glossary of Korean Words
Annotated Selected Bibliography
About the Author

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