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A History of Korea

An Episodic Narrative

Kyung Hwang


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A concise, lively history of Korea, which exploresthe richness of Korean civilizationfrom the ancient era through to the jarring transformation that resulted in two distinctive trajectories through the modern world.Chapters flow both chronologically and thematically, covering themes such as identity, gender and family.

Palgrave MacMillan, 9780230205468, 309pp.

Publication Date: November 15, 2010

About the Author

KYUNG MOON HWANG is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Southern California, USA. He is the author of Beyond Birth: Social Status in the Emergence of Modern Korea (Harvard University Press, 2004). "