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The Koreans

Jane Chung-Do, John Huh, and Mark Kang

in People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the role of Koreans in the immigration history of Hawaiʻi and the evolution of its local culture. Korea is among the oldest civilizations in the world, tracing their heritage to ... More


Introduction

Young-a Park

in Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By interweaving an ethnography of the Pusan International Film Festival, the author’s personal accounts, an overview of Korean modern history (with a focus on the emergence of the “democratic ... More


Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea

David P. Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177199
eISBN:
9780813177250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177199.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines how Syngman Rhee and the Korean independence movement used the rhetoric of American exceptionalism to lobby the U.S. government and the American public for support between 1905 and ... More


Introduction and Translation by Mickey Hong

Son Chint’ae

in Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter discusses the account of Son Chintʻae, a pioneer of Korean folklore history. He published books on folklore studies in Japanese, including Collected Old Folksongs of Korea, ... More


Development as Devolution: Overcoming Communism and the “Land of Excrement” Incident

Theodore Hughes

in Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom's Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157490
eISBN:
9780231500715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157490.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the relation between Cold War metropolitan and peripheral developmentalisms. The peripheral free-world state, the Park Chung Hee regime of the 1960s, asserted a nation/state ... More


Introduction

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction establishes the need to examine Korean history, including that of the modern state, as a long-term process from the late nineteenth century to the end of Japanese colonial rule. It ... More


Conclusion

Carl F. Young

in Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter remarks on Ch'ŏndogyo's activities after the annexation, and offers some concluding thoughts on the organization's ability to adapt in Korea's turbulent modern history. ... More


The 1728 Musin Rebellion: Politics and Plotting in Eighteenth-Century Korea

Andrew David Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852726
eISBN:
9780824868321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The 1728 Musin Rebellion was the largest rebellion in eighteenth-century Choson Korea, and an armed attempt to overthrow King Yongjo’s government. The rebellion proved unsuccessful but during three ... More


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