HARVARD EAST ASIAN MONOGRAPHS
Cover: Colonial Modernity in Korea in PAPERBACK

Harvard East Asian Monographs 184

Colonial Modernity in Korea

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PAPERBACK

$25.00 • £18.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674005945

Publication: August 2001

Short

496 pages

6 x 9 inches

7 line drawings, 2 maps, 15 tables

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Gi-Wook Shin and Michael Robinson have edited a book that brings together academics from a range of disciplines to present a comprehensive perspective of Korea’s colonial period from a more integrative and pluralist viewpoint… In taking on an alternative view of Korea’s colonial period, the book provides a valuable addition to the Korean historical literature. The rationale is well argued and avoids disparaging previous work. Nationalist biases (both Korean and Japanese) are avoided and editors and contributors project a richness of perspective that allows for a reassessment of the importance of the colonial period in the development of the modern Korean state.—David Pollard, Enterprise and Society