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The Resource Korea : Outline of a Civilisation

Korea : Outline of a Civilisation

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Korea : Outline of a Civilisation
Title
Korea
Title remainder
Outline of a Civilisation
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This outline of Korea's civilisation is a cultural history that examines the ways the Korean people over the past two millennia understood the world and viewed their place in society
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Brill's Korean Studies Library
Korea : Outline of a Civilisation
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Korea : Outline of a Civilisation
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- List of Maps and Illustrations -- Political Chronology of the Korean Peninsula -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 From Tribes to Monarchies -- Location and Territory -- The Mists of Time -- Wiman Chosŏn -- The Three Kingdoms -- The Silla Bone-rank Aristocracy -- United Silla -- The Problem of T'ang China -- The Challenge of Regional Aristocracies -- Rise of the Koryŏ Dynasty -- The Mongol Presence -- Chapter 2 Buddhism, Confucianism and the People -- Silla Religion and Culture -- Classical Religion -- Buddhism -- Buddhism and Art -- Koryŏ Buddhism -- Confucianism -- The People -- Social Policy and Welfare -- The Status of Women -- The Rise of the Military -- Chapter 3 The Grand Tradition I: The Pillars of Orthodoxy -- The Neo-Confucian World -- The State and Economy -- The Metaphysics of Orthodoxy -- Education and the Growth of Factions -- The Japanese Invasion -- Science and Technology -- The Grounds of Longevity -- Chapter 4 The Grand Tradition II: The Other Side of Orthodoxy -- The Regulation of Women -- Religion -- Buddhism -- Classical Religion -- Catholicism -- Literature and Thought -- The Scholars' Revolt -- Chapter 5 The Tradition Under Siege -- The Imo Incident -- The Taewŏn'gun -- Challenges to the Grand Tradition -- The Enlightenment Party and the Kapsin Coup -- The Tonghak Movement -- The Peasant War of 1894 -- The Kabo Reforms -- The Independence Club -- Formation of the Independence Club -- Independence Club Activities -- The Enlightenment Movement -- Chapter 6 The Nation in Question -- Japan's Annexation of Korea -- Economic Developments -- Land Management -- Industry, Trade, and Commerce -- Independence Movements -- The March First Movement -- The Movement Abroad -- Prescriptions for a New Korea -- Culturalist Movements -- Socialist and Communist Movements -- The United Front Movement
  • Cultural Developments -- Education -- Publications -- Literacy and Literature -- Gender Movements and the 'New Women' -- Liberal Feminists -- Ideological Divisions -- Religious Movements -- Buddhism -- Ch'ŏndogyo -- Christianity -- Christianity and Socialism -- The Shintō Shrine Edict -- War and the End of Colonial Rule -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7 A Nation Divided, 1945-1990 -- The Road to Permanent Division -- The Korean War -- Orthodoxy in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea -- Chuch'e Ideology -- Economic Policy -- Orthodoxy in the Republic of Korea -- Self-reliance and Unity -- Economic Policy -- The New Yangban -- Confucian Categories and Mass Society -- Dynastic Politics and the Cause of Communism in the North -- Autocracy, Military Rule and Democracy in the South -- The Struggle for Democracy in South Korea -- Student Movements -- The Kwangju Uprising, May 1980 -- Chapter 8 Civilisation, North and South, 1945-1990s -- Education -- The Meaning of the Family -- South Korea -- North Korea -- Women and Society -- Women's Employment in South Korea -- Women and Politics in South Korea -- Literary Reflections in South Korea -- Literature of Engagement -- The Minjung Movement in Literature -- Pure Literature -- Literary Reflections of Gender -- Religion and Society in North Korea -- Buddhism -- Folk Religion -- Christianity -- Religion and Society in South Korea -- Christianity -- Buddhism -- Confucianism -- Shamanism -- Chapter 9 Unfinished Business The Democratic Transition in the South and the Question of Reunification -- Legacies of the Kwangju and Minjung Movements -- The Economic Crisis of 1997-98 -- The Nature of Democracy -- The Sunshine Policy and North-South Relations -- Concluding Remarks -- Bibliography -- Notes on Sources -- Bibliography -- Index
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (343 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004300057
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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