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Author Yi, Ki-baek.

Title A new history of Korea / Ki-Baik Lee ; translated by Edward W. Wagner, with Edward J. Shultz
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Published for the Harvard-Yenching Institute by Harvard University Press, 1984


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Description xxii, 474 pages, 13 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Communal societies of prehistoric times -- Walled-town states and confederated kingdoms -- Aristocratic societies under monarchical rule -- Fashioning of an authoritarian monarchy -- Age of powerful gentry families -- Hereditary aristocratic order of Koryŏ -- Rule by the military -- Emergence of the literati --Creation of a Yangban society -- Rise of the neo-Confucian literati -- Emergence of landed farmers and wholesale merchants -- Instability of the Yangban status system and the outbreak of popular uprisings -- Growth of the forces of enlightenment -- Nationalist stirrings and imperialist aggression -- Development of the nationalist movement -- Beginnings of democracy
Summary Discusses Korean history and culture from the earliest times to the student revolution of 1960
Analysis Korea History
Notes Translation of: Hanʼguksa sillon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-413) and index
Subject Korea -- History.
LC no. 83000246
ISBN 0674615751 alkaline paper
067461576X paperback
9780674615755 alkaline paper
9780674615762 paperback
Other Titles Hanʼguksa sillon. English