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The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Young Ick Lew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The only full-scale history of Syngman Rhee’s (1875–1965) early career in English was published nearly six decades ago. Now, this book uncovers little-known aspects of Rhee’s leadership roles prior ... More


Conclusion

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that Rhee’s 1948 election as president was a tribute to his peerless competence and steadfast effort towards attaining Korean independence. He possessed ample qualifications to be ... More


Endings: Kawaiaha‘o Seminary, 1893–1894

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows the decline of Kawaiaha‘o Seminary, a representation of the old alliance between the monarchy and missionaries to promote the education of Hawai‘i’s daughters. The school could not ... More


Potential Futures

Juliane Schober

in Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter describes how the colonization of Burma and its subsequent annexation into the Government of India in 1886 led to a long trajectory of conflict between Buddhist institutions ... More


Fall from Power in Shanghai and Hawai‘i

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details events in Syngman Rhee’s life during and after his stint as president of the Korean Provisional Government (KPG). Topics covered include the four men who opposed Rhee in Beijing ... More


In Pursuit of Diplomatic Recognition during the Pacific War

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details events in Syngman Rhee’s life in the 1940s. Topics covered include his diplomatic efforts in Washington, D.C.; lobbying of the State Department by the Korean–American Council; ... More


The Utility of Rubble: Rebuilding the City and the Countryside

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter eight describes the rebuilding and continued urbanization of the city and the countryside in Wuxi. Local government revived very quickly after the invasion and despite Japanese oversight, ... More


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