A Concise History of Korea: From the Neolithic Period Through the Nineteenth Century
By: Michael J. Seth (author)Hardback
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This engaging text provides a concise history of Korea from the beginning of human settlement in the region through the late nineteenth century, equally emphasizing social, cultural, and political history. Students will be especially drawn to descriptions of everyday life for both elite and non-elite members of society during various historical periods. A Concise History of Korea emphasizes how Korean history can be understood as part of an interactive sphere that includes three basic areas: China, Japan, and the Manchurian/Central Asian region. Historical maps illustrate the changes in the region over time. The annotated bibliography of works in English is a useful addition to this clear and comprehensive Korean history.
Michael J. Seth is associate professor of history at James Madison University.
Chapter 1: The Origins Chapter 2: The Three Kingdoms Chapter 3: United Silla Chapter 4: Koryo Chapter 5: Military Rulers and Mongol Invaders Chapter 6: The Neo-Confucian Revolution and the Choson State Chapter 7: Choson Society Chapter 8: Late Choson Chapter 9: Korea in the Nineteenth Century
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