Korean History in Maps

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Cambridge University Press, Dec 15, 2014 - History - 196 pages
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.
 

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Contents

THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA
3
The Beginning of the Bronze Age
9
GOGURYEO
24
Chronology of Goguryeo
30
Chronology of Baekje
36
Chronology of Silla
42
The Spread of Buddhism
48
GORYEO 69 The Open Ports
106
THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY 105 OVERVIEW OF THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION PERIOD
114
THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION PERIOD 113 THE COLD WAR
128
THE LIBERATION PERIOD AND THE KOREAN WAR 127 OVERVIEW OF NORTH KOREA
142
NORTH KOREA DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA 141 11 SOUTH KOREA REPUBLIC OF KOREA 151 OVERVIEW OF SOUTH...
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Michael D. Shin is a lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on the Japanese colonial period (1910-45), and he has published many articles on the intellectual, literary, and social history of the early twentieth century.

Lee Injae is a professor in the Department of History and Culture and Dean in the College of Humanities and Arts, Yonsei University, South Korea.

Owen Miller is a lecturer in Korean Studies at SOAS, University of London where he teaches Korean history. His research interests include the social and economic history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Korea, urban history, Korean nationalist and Marxist historiographies, and the economic history of North Korea.

Park Jinhoon is an associate professor in the Department of History at Myongji University in Seoul, South Korea. His research focuses on the social status system in Goryeo and government policy and legal institutions on social class.

Yi Hyun-Hae is Professor of Ancient Korean History at Hallym University, South Korea. Her research focuses on the society of the Samhan statelets in the first to third centuries and their development into the states of Silla and Baekje.

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