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Transitions to the Modern State System

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rules governing international relations in Inner and East Asia changed hugely in the nineteenth century. Asian laws of nations were supplanted under pressures coming from outside, most ... More


Borderland and Prohibited Zone

Alyssa M. Park

in Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738364
eISBN:
9781501738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738364.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of the border region between Chosŏn Korea and Qing China, and norms of governing the territory before the nineteenth century. The region, which straddled the Tumen ... More


Women in Book Culture

Ji-Eun Lee

in Women Pre-Scripted: Forging Modern Roles through Korean Print

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839260
eISBN:
9780824868178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839260.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In order to better understand the rise of discourse on women vis-à-vis forces of modernity, this chapter discusses gender in the context of pre-twentieth-century reading practices in Korea. The usual ... More


Interpolity Relations and the Tribute System of Ming China

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Imperial China operated its foreign relations through the tribute system. Membership in the system required paying tribute to China but also provided benefits in terms of political authority and ... More


Voice from the North: Resurrecting Regional Identity Through the Life and Work of Yi Sihang (1672–1736)

Sun Joo Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804783811
eISBN:
9780804786652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book intends to resurrect the forgotten historical memory of people, family, lineage, and region, while at the same time enriching the social history of late Chosŏn Korea, by examining the life ... More


Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea

George L. Kallander

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837167
eISBN:
9780824871222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837167.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

A popular teaching that combined elements of Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, folk beliefs, and Catholicism, Tonghak (Eastern Learning) is best known for its involvement in a rebellion that touched ... More


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