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A new history of Korea. [Han'guksa sillon 韓國史新論. English]
AuthorYi Ki-baek [I Gibaek] 이기백 = 李基白, 1924-2004
Wagner, Edward W., 1924-2001
Shultz, Edward J.
Pub. LocationSeoul 서울PublisherIlchogak 一潮閣
Date1984Phys. Desc.xxii, 474, [13] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberDS907.16.Y5313 1984
A new history of Korea / Ki-Baik Lee ; translated by Edward W. Wagner, with Edward J. Shultz.
Translation of: Han'guksa sillon 韓國史新論.
Other editions Gleeson Library (Harvard University Press)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-413) and index.

Communal societies of prehistoric times -- Walled-town states and confederated kingdoms -- Aristocratic societies under monarchical rule -- Fashioning of an authoritarian monarchy -- Age of powerful gentry families -- Hereditary aristocratic order of Koryŏ -- Rule by the military -- Emergence of the literati --Creation of a Yangban society -- Rise of the neo-Confucian literati -- Emergence of landed farmers and wholesale merchants -- Instability of the Yangban status system and the outbreak of popular uprisings -- Growth of the forces of enlightenment -- Nationalist stirrings and imperialist aggression -- Development of the nationalist movement -- Beginnings of democracy.

Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionKorean LibraryRec. #19613