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A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Eugene Y. Park

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book seeks a better understanding of the politics, society, and culture of early-modern Korea by tracing and narrating the history of the descendants of the Koryŏ dynasty (918–1392). Decades ... More


Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Chong Tojon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chŏng Tojŏn, one of the most influential thinkers in Korean history, played a leading role in the establishment of the Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910). Long recognized for his contributions to the ... More


Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhism: The Collected Works of Uich'on

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867430
eISBN:
9780824873080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867430.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Ŭich’ŏn (1055–1101) is one of the most important figures in Koryŏ Buddhism. He was a staunch proponent of doctrinal Buddhism and the intellectual heritage of East Asia. Although Ŭich’ŏn had been ... More


Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853808
eISBN:
9780824868031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The relationship between Confucianism and Buddhism—long and complex—starts with the earliest period of transmission of Buddhism to China, and continues to develop in various ways throughout East ... 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


Prologue

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

As an introduction to the book, this chapter articulates the book’s main argument; surveys various understandings of the Kaesŏng Wang in Chosŏn politics, society, and culture; explains the book’s ... More


Death and Resurrection, 1392–1450

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 examines the early-Chosŏn period, when the new dynasty virtually exterminated the former royals, only to rehabilitate them. Rather than just recounting the oft-told story of the May 1394 ... More


Renewed Attention to the Koryŏ Legacies, 1724–1864

Eugene Y. Park

in A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In late Chosŏn when most Kaesŏng Wangs were detached from officialdom, the throne repeatedly articulated its desire to better honor the legacies of Koryŏ, human and material. Chapter 4 highlights how ... More


Translator’s Introduction

David M. Robinson

in Seeking Order in a Tumultuous Age: The Writings of Chong Tojon, a Korean Neo-Confucian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824859442
eISBN:
9780824872151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859442.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction sets out the historical background to Chŏng Tojŏn and his writings. It situates Chŏng in the dramatic changes of East Asia during the fourteenth century, as dynastic changes ... More


Translator’s Introduction

Richard D. McBride

in Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhism: The Collected Works of Uich'on

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867430
eISBN:
9780824873080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867430.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The introduction includes a brief sketch of the life of Ŭich’ŏn, a reassessment of Ŭich’ŏn’s life and contribution to Koryŏ Buddhism, an overview of the structure and contents of his collected works, ... More


Translator’s Introduction

in Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853808
eISBN:
9780824868031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853808.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

An extensive introduction the history of the philosophical relationship between Confucianism and Buddhism, spanning the time from the first century CE up to the 16th century in Korea. First, the ... More


An Array of Critiques of Buddhism (Pulssi chappyŏn): by Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong)

in Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853808
eISBN:
9780824868031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853808.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

An annotated translation of the third of Chŏng Tojŏn's three major treatises that criticized Chan/Sŏn Buddhist doctrine and practice. In this extensive essay (his magnum opus), Chŏng, in nineteen ... More


Translator’s Introduction

in 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:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856441.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introduction analyzes the different editions of the Illustrated Account and investigates the author’s background. It also delves into the historical background in which the work was created, so ... More


An Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryŏ

in Korean Classics Library: Historical Materials: Xu Jing’s Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryŏ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856441
eISBN:
9780824868819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856441.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This part comprises the forty chapters of the original work, together with the original preface, postscript, and the author’s biography. The work is organized thematically, covering the following ... More


Ghostly Encounters: Perceptions of Death and the Afterlife in Koryŏ and Early Chosŏn

Michael J. Pettid

in Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea: Ancient to Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839680
eISBN:
9780824868567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839680.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter uses period accounts from Koryŏ to the mid-Chosŏn to examine how death was understood. Many accounts in the literature of the Koryŏ and Chosŏn periods feature encounters with ghosts or ... More


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