A history of Korea : from antiquity to the present

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Full title: A history of Korea : from antiquity to the present / Michael J. Seth.
Main author: Seth, Michael J., 1948-
Format: Book           


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245 1 2 |a A history of Korea :  |b from antiquity to the present /  |c Michael J. Seth. 
260 |a Lanham :  |b Rowman & Littlefield,  |c 2011. 
300 |a xi, 573 p. :  |b maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 1. The Origins -- The Koreans -- Early Inhabitants -- The Age of Rice Farming Begins -- Sources for Early Korea -- Choson -- The Chinese Commanderies -- Chinese Commanderies and Their Neighbors: The Northern Peoples -- Chinese Commanderies and Their Neighbors: The Southern Peoples -- Politics of the Third Century -- Korea in Global Perspective: 5,000 Years of History -- 2. The Period of the Three Kingdoms, 4th Century to 676 -- The Emergence of the Three Kingdoms -- The Wa and the Mimana -- Korea and Northeast Asia in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries -- Culture and Society of the Three Kingdoms -- The Bone-Ranks, the Hwabaek, and the Hwarang -- The Changing Environment of the Late Sixth and Seventh Centuries -- The Unification of Korea under Silla -- Korea in Global Perspective: State Formation -- 3. Late Silla, 676 to 935 -- The Peninsular Kingdom -- Consolidation of Central Monarchical Rule under Silla, 676-780 -- Silla and the Chinese Model -- Supporting the Silla State -- Silla Society -- Silla and Its Neighbors -- Parhae -- The Decline of Silla -- The Later Three Kingdoms -- Korea in Global Perspective: Silla's Rise and Fall -- 4. Koryo, 935 to 1170 -- The New Koryo State -- Koryo in East Asia -- Internal Politics, 935-1170 -- Koryo Culture -- The Samguk Sagi -- Koryo Society -- Korea in Global Perspective: Koryo's Examination System -- 5. Military Rulers and Mongol Invaders, 1170 to 1392 -- Military Rule -- Son Buddhism -- Korea, Japan, and Feudal Europe -- The Mongol Invasions -- The Legacy of the Mongol Period -- Late Koryo Society -- The End of the Koryo -- Late Koryo Culture -- The Rise of Neo-Confucianism -- Korea in Global Perspective: The Mongols and Korea -- 6. The Neo-Confucian Revolution and the Choson State, 1392 to the 18th Century -- Establishing the Yi Dynasty -- The Choson State -- The Censorate and the Classics Mat -- Historians -- The Examination System -- Education -- Agricultural Improvements and the State -- Military and Foreign Affairs -- The Japanese and Manchu Invasions -- Competition for Power among the Elite -- Choson Politics in Perspective -- Korea in Global Perspective: Choson as an Ideologically Driven State -- 7. Choson Society -- The Family -- Women during the Yi Dynasty -- Social Structure -- Slaves and Outcastes -- Crime and Punishment -- Religious Beliefs and Practices -- Philosophy -- Arts, Literature, and Science -- Technology and Inventions -- Korea in Global Perspective: Women in Korea -- Korea in Global Perspective: Choson's Social Hierarchy -- 8. Late Choson, Early 18th Century to 1876 -- The Politics of Late Choson -- Late Choson and the Confucian World Order -- Korean Travelers to China and Japan -- Taxation and Reform -- Agriculture -- Commerce and Trade -- Cultural Flowering of Late Choson -- Sirhak -- Everyday Life -- Korea in the Nineteenth Century: The "Hermit Kingdom" -- Internal Problems in the Nineteenth Century -- Korea in Global Perspective: The Hermit Kingdom? -- 9. Korea in the Age of Imperialism, 1876 to 1910 -- Early Contacts with the West -- The Opening of Korea -- Early Reforms, 1876-1884 -- The Chinese Decade, 1885-1894 -- The Tonghak Rebellion -- Kabo Reforms -- The Russian Ascendency and the Independence Club -- The Russo-Japanese War and the Protectorate -- The Protectorate, 1905-1910 -- Korea in Transition -- Korea in Global Perspective: Korea in the Age of Imperialism -- 10. Colonial Korea, 1910 to 1945 -- The March First Movement -- The Post-March First Period -- Cultural Ferment of the 1920s -- Moderate and Radical Nationalism -- Economic Development -- Modernity and Social Change -- Rural Society -- Wartime Colonialism, 1931-1945 -- Forced Assimilation -- A Society in Turmoil: The Legacy of Colonial Rule -- Korea in Global Perspective: The Korean Nationalist Movement -- Korea in Global Perspective: Korea's Colonial Experience -- 11. Division and War, 1945 to 1953 -- The End of Colonial Rule in Korea -- North Korea under Soviet Occupation -- South Korea under U.S. Occupation -- Trusteeship -- Establishing a Separate Regime in the North -- The Beginnings of a New Regime in the South -- Toward Division -- The Republic of Korea -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea -- On the Eve of the Korean War -- The Korean War -- The Impact of the Korean War -- Korea in Global Perspective: Divided Countries -- Korea in Global Perspective: The Korean War -- 12. North Korea: Recovery, Transformation, and Decline, 1953 to 1993 -- The Divergent Paths of the Two Koreas -- North Korea's Recovery -- Political Consolidation -- The Changing International Situation -- Confrontational Stance toward the South and the United States -- Relentless Militarization -- The Ideology of Self-Reliance -- The Cult of the Kim Family -- Society -- Economic Problems -- Korea in Global Perspective: North Korea as a Communist Country -- 13. South Korea: From Poverty to Prosperity, 1953 to 1997 -- The Syngman Rhee Years, 1953-1960 -- The Democratic Experiment, 1960-1961 -- The Military Coup -- Economic Transformation -- Economic Growth under Park Chung Hee -- Chaebols -- Transformation of the Countryside -- Economic Development in the 1980s -- Explaining South Korea's Economic Miracle -- Education -- Korea in Global Perspective: Educational Development -- Korea in Global Perspective: Economic Development -- 14. South Korea: Creating a Democratic Society, 1953 to 1997 -- Military Authoritarianism -- The Yushin Era, 1971-1979 -- Seoul Spring, 1979-1980 -- The Fifth Republic -- 1987: A Political Turning Point -- Transition to Democracy -- Understanding the Democratic Turn -- Student Activism -- Organized Labor -- Social and Cultural Transition -- Korea in Global Perspective: Democratization -- 15. Contemporary North Korea, 1993 to 2010 -- In Decline -- A Period of Crisis -- Under Kim Jong II -- Ideology -- Famine -- Crisis and Summitry -- Tentative Reforms -- Confrontations and the Policy of Survival -- Korea in Global Perspective: North Korea's Famine -- Korea in Global Perspective: North Korea as a Failed State -- 16. Contemporary South Korea, 1997 to 2010 -- Return to Civilian Government -- Economic Crisis and Recovery -- Domestic Politics -- Foreign Policy -- Rethinking Reunification -- A Society Undergoing Rapid Change -- Changing Gender Relations, Changing Families -- Ethnic Homogeneity -- Facing History and Preserving Heritage -- New Crises and New Problems -- Korea in Global Perspective: South Korea's Place in the World. 
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