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Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Susie Woo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Korean women and children have become the forgotten population of a forgotten war. Framed by War traces how the Korean orphan, GI baby, adoptee, birth mother, prostitute, and bride—figures produced ... More


GIs and the Kids of Korea

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter centers upon the US military in Korea between 1945 and 1953. While Koreans experienced war violence firsthand, American and international audiences grew increasingly aware of and ... More


Mixed-Race Children and Their Korean Mothers

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at what happened to the Korean women and children who remained in South Korea. It sets the stage by describing how President Rhee’s 1953 directive to remove children with American ... More


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