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Introduction

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction establishes the need to examine Korean history, including that of the modern state, as a long-term process from the late nineteenth century to the end of Japanese colonial rule. It ... More


The Politics of Collaboration in Post-liberation Southern Korea

Mark E. Caprio

in In the Ruins of the Japanese Empire: Imperial Violence, State Destruction, and the Reordering of Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528288
eISBN:
9789882206571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528288.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter deepens our knowledge of a decolonizing and divided Korean peninsula in the violent interregnum between the fall of the Japanese empire and the outbreak of the Korean War. What did it ... More


Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Kyung Moon Hwang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The first book to explore the institutional, ideological, and conceptual development of the modern state on the peninsula, Rationalizing Korea analyzes the state’s relationship to five social ... More


Early Tonghak and the 1894 Rebellion

Carl F. Young

in Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates Tonghak's founding and organization in the last half of the nineteenth century. Its founder, Ch'oe Che-u, started preaching his new religious ideas among peasants and ... More


Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Carl Young

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tonghak, or Eastern Learning, founded in 1860, combined aspects of a variety of Korean religious traditions. It became best known for its prominent role in the largest peasant rebellion in Korean ... More


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