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Transformations in twentieth century Korea, edited by Chang Yun-shik and Steven Hugh Lee

Summary
This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea's dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters examine the internal and external forces which facilitated the transition towards industrial capitalism in Korea, the consequences and impact of social change, and the ways in which Korean tradition continues to inform and influence contemporary South Korean society.Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea employs a thematic structure to discuss the interrelated elemen
Table Of Contents
Cover; Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Korea's twentieth century transformation; Part I The agrarian transformation; 1 Neither "sprouts" nor "offspring": The agrarian roots of Korean capitalism; 2 Agricultural cooperative development and change: A window on South Korea's agrarian transformations; Part II Business and industrial transformations; 3 Causes, consequences, relevance: Korea's industrialization; 4 Transformations in Korean capitalism: A case study of the Hyundai Business Group
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (397 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781280522086

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