Intrepid Americans: Bold Koreans-Early Korean Trade, Concessions, And Entrepreneurship: Early Korean Trade, Concessions, and Entrepreneurship
Intrepid Americans: Bold Koreans-Early Korean Trade, Concessions, And Entrepreneurship is a fascinating study of noteworthy interactions and significant events in the early development of U.S.-Korean relations. With relevancy in looking at contemporary South Korea, the reader will gain an understanding into how radically Korea's economy has transformed over the last century. Within the book, author Don Southerton provides captivating insights into the birth of modern South Korean entrepreneurialism and commerce. These glimpses presented through numerous photographs, illustrations, narratives, commentary, and comprehensive appendixes will give the reader a greater appreciation into the recent South Korean economic progress. A noteworthy feature of the book is the role played by American businessmen and Protestant missionaries on the peninsula. In fact, Southerton points out that Americans along with bringing new technology to Korea, heralded capitalism and promoted entrepreneurship-characteristics that reemerged in South Korea during the last quarter of the twentieth century and have spurred phenomenal economic and business development.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - matthew254 - LibraryThing
International business consultant and author of A Yankee in the Land of the Morning Calm, Don Southerton aims to present a look into early examples of American entrepreneurship in Korea. However, the ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
American Anglo Asian Burgevine Chapter Chemulp’o China Chinese Chongro Chos˘n Dynasty Chung city’s Collbran and Bostwick Colorado commerce concession Confucian Corea Courtesy of Samuel crew Denver diplomatic early Korean East Asian peninsula East Gate economic elite enterprises entrepreneurs foreign Griffis Henry Collbran Hermit Kingdom Horace Allen Ibid Inch’˘n included Japan Japanese Colonial Kanghwa Island Kapsan Kim Il Sung King Kojong Kojong Sillok Korean capitalism Korean-American Late Chos˘n Lee Hyon merchant military missionary Moreover Morse Namdaemun National Neo-Confucian nineteenth century North Korean ofthe P’y˘ngyang port Princeton Theological Seminar Pusan R. J. Thomas region rice River Royal Asiatic Society Samuel Moffett Samuel Moffett Collection Seoul Seoul Electric Sherman incident ship ship’s Shufeldt S˘daemun South Korea streetcar Taedong Taedong River Taewon’gun Theological Seminar Libraries Thomas Townsend trade treaty trolley U.S. government Underwood Underwood Typewriter University Press Unsan ventures warship western yangban York