Stone mirror: reflections on contemporary Korea

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EastBridge, 2002 - Business & Economics - 298 pages
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?[The essays] sweep over every topic. They are informative, critical without overt criticism, serious, and humorous. The characteristic behaviors, the contradictory actions, the Confucian traditions, and the native social mores all surface, sometimes on collision courses in [these] vignettes and articles, showing what makes Koreans what they are today as a people and as a county, and perhaps what they will be tomorrow?Steinberg is obviously a keen observer, and adept at explaining the nuances and the seemingly contradictory nature of Korean behavior. Some behavior is universal, others are socially cyclical, and some are innately Korean.? ?Korean Quarterly

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Contents

On a Beholden Society5
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On Compromise and Surrender13
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The God of Time20
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Copyright

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