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Security over Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.5
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the United States' state building in South Korea that began in 1945, when it occupied southern Korea and sought to secure it against Communism and social revolution. It ... More


Institution Building Civil Society

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.6
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at the United States' efforts to develop groups and institutions that would eventually bring about political change in South Korea after the Korean War. More specifically, it ... More


Development over Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.9
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the United States and South Korea's military officers in creating and sustaining developmental autocracy in the country between 1961 and 1972. It suggests that ... More


Molding South Korean Youth

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.11
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States managed its relationship with South Korea's youth, a group that it considered vital to the country's economic and political transformation. It begins by ... More


Toward Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.12
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States' nation building helped create a powerful South Korean state committed to maximizing its control over society as well as a formidable opposition intent on ... More


Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Gregg A. Brazinsky

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines American nation building in South Korea during the Cold War. Marshaling a vast array of new American and Korean sources, it explains why South Korea was one of the few postcolonial ... More


Institution Building the Military

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.7
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States, through its assistance and training programs, built South Korea's military into a powerful political force that was destined to govern the country. It ... More


Toward Developmental Autocracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.8
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the rise of developmental autocracy in South Korea in 1961 following a turbulent period of successive student and military revolutions. It first appraises the role of U.S. ... More


Conclusion

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.13
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter examines how South Korea was able to achieve a remarkable turnaround in the years after the Korean War, from being an economic basket case to an economic power and from being ... More


Introduction

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.4
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book focuses on the United States's nation-building efforts in South Korea during the Cold War, especially in the period between 1945 and 1972. It examines how South Korea emerged as a wealthy ... More


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