Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 29 items

  • Keywords: Seoul x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Suppressed yet Stubborn Truths

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/9780801452390.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses how the period between 1954 and 1987 had come to represent the first phase of the movement to find truth and restore justice. After a series of coups and regime changes ... More


The End of the Road?: The Post-Zainichi Generation

John Lie

in Diaspora without Homeland: Being Korean in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098633
eISBN:
9780520916197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098633.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Sixty years on since the Korean residences first settled in post-colonial Japan, the contemporary Japanese perspective eventually seems to be accounting for the Koreans in a different light. A short ... More


Urban Poverty and the Environment: Social Capital and State-Community Synergy in Seoul and Bangkok

Mike Douglass, Orathai Ard-Am, and Ik Ki Kim

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter contrasts the strategies used to improve environmental conditions in two low-income communities in two different urban contexts: the Wolgoksa-dong squatter community in Seoul, Korea, and ... More


Retreat to Wonju: 2d Infantry Division, 1–6 January 1951

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

As the U.S. I and IX Corps were sent to the south of the Han River as a result of the Chinese New Year's Offensive which led to the abandonment of Seoul, North Korean forces attacked the II and III ... More


Sharing Consumption: The City as Platform

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 1 examines the contemporary revival of sharing as collaborative consumption in mediated and particularly commercial forms, with examples from food sharing in particular. It reports surveys of ... More


The Advance East: 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, 24–25 March 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Commanders believed that the only hope for UN success was a rapid move east by the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (RCT) to hit the rear of the Chinese in front of the 3d Division. However, the ... More


Can Commodities be Sacred?: Material Religion in Seoul and Hanoi

Laurel Kendall

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines material religion in Seoul and Hanoi by focusing on the production and circulation of sacred goods and services in the two Asian cities. In particular, it considers how notions ... More


Four Asian Tigers

Geok Chin Ivy Tan, John Chi-Kin Lee, Tzuchau Chang, and Chankook Kim

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes innovative approaches, both within schools and across multiple sectors, to urban environmental education in the highly urbanized environments of Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, ... More


Living with Status Ambiguity: Guardsmen, Merchants, and Illegitimate Children

Eugene Y. Park

in A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

A much greater body of extant documents allows chapter 2 to tell an increasingly complex story of the Paks during the eighteenth century. Contrary to common assumptions that the specialist chungin ... More


Long Live the Korean Empire: Hopes, Fulfillment, and Frustrations

Eugene Y. Park

in A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter brings the Paks closer to the forefront of documented history as they thrived in the period of the Korean Empire (1897–1910). None achieved the kind of prominence needed to win ... More


Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea

Sandra Fahy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171342
eISBN:
9780231538947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171342.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book presents a personal portrait of the ravages of famine and totalitarian politics in modern North Korea since the 1990s. Featuring interviews with more than thirty North Koreans who defected ... More


The endogenous dynamics of urban renewal and gentrification in Seoul

Seong-Kyu Ha

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the endogenous dynamics of urban renewal in Seoul, South Korea, and terms it ‘renewal-induced gentrification’. Seoul has been witnessing one of the world’s most aggressive ... More


Case Study: Seoul

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study highlights the socio-cultural origins of sharing models in Seoul, providing some context on the Korean communitarian cultural concept of jeong. It highlights the leading role of city ... More


Urban Megachurches and Contentious Religious Politics in Seoul

Ju Hui Judy Han

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contentious religious politics of urban megachurches in Seoul, South Korea. It begins with an overview of the urban political ecology of religion in Seoul in the context of ... More


Peri-Urban Dreams

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the continuous peri-urbanization of Korea, specifically Seoul, and how the Korean writers expressed this new phenomenon. Stories set in this new peri-urban space, where old and ... More


Afterlives

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This epilogue briefly discusses how the works examined in this text inflected the authors' lives in postcolonial Korea. It first turns to Ch'oe Chaesŏ, who had remained in Seoul and continued to work ... More


Constructing Keijō: The Uneven Spaces of a Colonial Capital

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that the colonial planners’ attempts to impose grids and rotaries to facilitate the circulation of goods and people only succeeded in reshaping a small portion of the city's ... More


. After Empire's Demise: The Postcolonial Remaking of Seoul's Public Spaces

Todd A. Henry

in Assimilating Seoul: Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276550
eISBN:
9780520958418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276550.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The epilogue traces the lengthy and ongoing process of Seoul's decolonization. This process began shortly after liberation, when Koreans forced Japanese officials to destroy Namsan's Shintō shrines, ... More


The Politics of Desecularization: Christian Churches and North Korean Migrants in Seoul

Jin-Heon Jung

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the politics of desecularization by focusing on the experience of Christian churches and North Korean migrants in Seoul. In particular, it demonstrates how Seoul has undergone ... More


View: