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New Rivals and Detractors

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/9780824831684.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Syngman Rhee’s rivals and critics. During the late 1930s and early 1940s, Koreans in the United States saw the outbreaks of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937 and the Pacific War ... More


The development of the South Korean welfare regime

Sang-hoon Ahn and So-chung Lee

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the South Korean welfare system, analysing the role of Confucianism in this system. It reveals the crucial role of an authoritarian state dictatorship (backed by the US) in ... More


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

Christopher P. Hanscom, Walter K. Lew, and Youngju Ryu (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book contains translations—many appearing for the first time in the English language—of major literary, critical, and historical essays from the colonial period (1910–1945) in Korea. Considered ... More


The Minjung Cultural Movement and Korean Cinema of the 1980s: The Influence Of Minjung Theatre and Art in Lee Jang-ho’s Films

Nam Lee

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses 1980s Korean cinema — particularly in the works of Lee Jang-ho, whose early 1980s films have been an inspiration for Korean New Wave directors. What distinguishes Lee's films ... More


Asia

John Fea

in The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the American Bible Society (ABS) in Asia in the decades following World War II. It begins with the communist Revolution in China and the end of the ABS work in this country due ... More


Kim Ki-duk

Hye Seung Chung

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036699
eISBN:
9780252093791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036699.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study investigates the controversial motion pictures written and directed by the independent filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, one of the most acclaimed Korean auteurs in the English-speaking world. ... More


Conclusion

Hun Joon Kim

in The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter reiterates two research questions focusing on the Jeju Commission. First, it considers what process South Korea used to set up the Jeju Commission in 2000 in order to ... More


A Chinese Traveler in Medieval Korea: Xu Jing's Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856441
eISBN:
9780824868819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856441.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the summer of 1123 Xu Jing travelled on a Chinese embassy ship to Koryŏ. As the secretary in charge of ritual affairs, he was uniquely qualified to observe and record the details of medieval ... More


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