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Harvard East Asian Monographs 184

Colonial Modernity in Korea

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$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674005945

Publication Date: 08/01/2001


496 pages

6 x 9 inches

7 line drawings, 2 maps, 15 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs > Harvard-Hallym Series on Korea


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  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Introduction: Rethinking Colonial Korea [Gi-Wook Shin and Michael Robinson]
  • I. Colonial Modernity and Hegemony
    • 1. Modernity, Legality, and Power in Korea Under Japanese Rule [Chulwoo Lee]
    • 2. Broadcasting, Cultural Hegemony, and Colonial Modernity in Korea, 1924–1945 [Michael Robinson]
    • 3. Colonial Corporatism: The Rural Revitalization Campaign, 1932–1940 [Gi-Wook Shin and Do-Hyun Han]
    • 4. The Limits of Cultural Rule: Internationalism and identity in Japanese Responses to Korean Rice [Michael A. Schneider]
    • 5. Colonial Industrial Growth and the Emergence of the Korean Working Class [Soon-Won Park]
    • 6. Colonial Korea in Japan’s Imperial Telecommunications Network [Daaqing Yang]
  • II. Colonial Modernity and Identity
    • 7. The Price of Legitimacy: Women and the Kunuhoe Movement, 1927–1931 [Kenneth M. Wells]
    • 8. Neither Colonial nor National: The Making of the ‘New Woman’ in Pan Wanso’s ‘Mother Stake 1’ [Kyeong-Hee Choi]
    • 9. Interior Landscapes: Yi Kwangsu’s The Heartless and the Origins of Modern Literature [Michael D. Shin]
    • 10. National identity and the Creation of the Category ’Peasant’ in Colonial Korea [Joong-Seop Kim]
    • 11. Minjok as a Modern and Democratic Construct: Sin Ch’aeho’s Historiography [Henry H. Em]
  • Epilogue: Exorcising Hegel’s Ghosts: Toward a Pastnational Historiography of Korea [Carter J. Eckert]
  • Reference Matter
  • Notes
  • Index

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