Phoenix in a Jade Bowl: Growing up in Korea

Phoenix in a Jade Bowl: Growing up in Korea

by Bonnie Bongwan Cho Oh


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482738605
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/16/2013
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Born and raised in South Korea and came to enroll in Barnard College, Columbia University.

Retired as Distinguished Professor of Korean history from Georgetown University. Taught for 38 years on the university level in the United States. Received higher education in the U.S., an B.A. in American history from Barnard College, an M.A. in Russian and European intellectual history from Georgetown, and a Ph.D. in East Asian history from the U of Chicago. Has authored/co-authored/edited books on Jesuit Entry to China, East Asian relations, Comfort Women of WWII, American Military Government in Korea, Korean Embassy in America. Has contributed to encyclopedias, Encyclopedia Britanica, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, World Book Encyclopedia, Compton's Enclopedia, etc. Has published articles in scholarly journals, the Journal of Asian Studies, American Historical Review, International History Review.
Currently working on 2 historical novels, MURDER IN THE PALACE: Life and Death of Empress Myongsong of Korea and LONGING FOR MOTHER: Three Lives Caught between Korea and Japan.

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