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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/9781503602083.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 focuses on the Chosŏn state’s effort to maintain a line of ritual heirs of Koryŏ and the reemergence of the Kaesŏng Wang as an aristocratic descent group. Disproving a widespread ... More


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


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


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

Charlotte Horlyck and Michael J. Pettid (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839680
eISBN:
9780824868567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839680.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Death and the activities and beliefs surrounding it can teach us much about the ideals and cultures of the living. While biologically death is an end to physical life, this break is not quite so ... 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


The Familiar Dead: The Creation of an Intimate Afterlife in Early Chosŏn Korea

Milan Hejtmanek

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/9780824839680.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter addresses the need to appease the dead in a Neo-Confucian context. In the Chosŏn dynasty heightened notions of piety required male members of yangban (upper-status elites) families to ... More


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