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Korean History in Maps: From Prehistory to the Twenty-First Century

Korean History in Maps: From Prehistory to the Twenty-First Century


SHIN Michael D.


Cambridge University Press

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Paru le : 01 Décembre 2014
Pages : 200
EAN 13 : 9781107490239

Présentation de l'éditeur

Korean History in Maps is a beautifully presented, full-color atlas covering all periods of Korean history from prehistoric times to the present day. It is the first atlas of its kind to be specifically designed for students in English-speaking countries. There is a map for each era in Korean history, showing every major kingdom or polity that existed on the Korean peninsula, and maps are also included for topics of additional historical interest, including each major war that took place. In addition, the atlas contains chronologies, lists of monarchs, and overviews of the politics, economy, society, and culture for each era which are complemented by numerous photos and full color images of artifacts, paintings, and architectural structures. This fascinating historical atlas is a complete reference work and unique teaching tool for all scholars and students of Korean and East Asian history.

*A highly illustrated atlas with full-color maps for all periods of Korean history - a unique reference work and teaching tool, written for students and scholars in English-speaking countries
*Provides overviews of the political, cultural, economic and social systems for each period of Korean history, along with chronologies and lists of monarchs - information related to both Korean history and contemporary Korea is gathered in one convenient place
*Features numerous images of artifacts, paintings, and architectural structures - helps to make Korean history accessible

Table des matières:

Korea today
Korea in Asia
The geography of the Korean peninsula
1. Prehistoric Korea
2. Joseon and early state formation
3. The three kingdoms period
4. The Northern and Southern states period
5. Goryeo
6. Joseon
7. The late nineteenth century
8. The Japanese occupation period
9. The liberation period and the Korean war
10. North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
11. South Korea (Republic of Korea)
Appendix A. Chronology of the 'comfort women' issue
Appendix B. The Dok Island (Dokdo) issue
Appendix C. The sexagenary cycle

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