By Kyung Moon Hwang
A heritage of Korea
by Kyung Moon Hwang
Length: 328 pages
A concise, full of life historical past of Korea,which explores the richness of Korean civilization from the traditional period via to the jarring transformation that ended in particular trajectories during the glossy international. Chapters movement either chronologically and thematically, masking subject matters reminiscent of id, gender and family.
'Hwang increases questions at each flip and demanding situations the reader to interact with matters that lively prior generations, concerns that difficulty us at the present time, and concerns that impinge on our collective destiny in a global the place Korea and Koreans matter.' - James B. Lewis, Lecturer in Korean heritage, collage of Oxford
About the Author
KYUNG MOON HWANG is affiliate Professor within the division of heritage on the college of Southern California, united states. he's the writer of past delivery: Social prestige within the Emergence of recent Korea (Harvard college Press, 2004).
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Excellent textbook of Korean background with a unprecedented periodical stability: I used this ebook for my introductory direction on Korean tradition, which coated from the Tan'gun fantasy via hallyu (the Korean Wave). It did a very good activity as a historical past analyzing, and my scholars truly loved examining it, too. The booklet has 3 major strengths. so far as i will be able to inform, it bargains a such a lot up to date account of significant debates within the box. additionally, reflective of the services of its writer, a Harvard-educated, entire historian of early smooth Korea, the e-book has its chapters calmly divided among premodern and glossy sessions. it is a infrequent advantage that has been missing in earlier one-volume Korean heritage textbooks. in reality, this accomplished insurance used to be the most cause I followed it as my textbook within the first position, after having used different significant titles. ultimately, I consider my scholars that the writer is a wonderful storyteller. He manages to supply an in-depth account of every interval via a concise and well-chosen episode. As an teacher, i'm fairly happy that this e-book got here out.
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