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Harvard East Asian Monographs 337

Brokers of Empire

Japanese Settler Colonialism in Korea, 1876–1945

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674492028

Publication Date: 03/03/2014


500 pages

6 x 9 inches

14 halftones, 4 maps, 5 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs


  • [List of] Maps, Tables, and Figures
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Emergence
    • 1. The World of Settlers
    • 2. Settlers and the State: Uneasy Partners
  • Part II: Action
    • 3. Building an Empire of Harmony
    • 4. The Discourse on Korea and Koreans
    • 5. Industrializing the Peninsula
    • 6. In Search of a Political Voice
  • Part III: Organs of the State
    • 7. The Manchurian Impact
    • 8. Citizens and Subjects under Total War
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes
    • 1. Settler Leaders in Seoul, 1910–1930s
    • 2. Oral Sources
  • Reference Matter
    • Bibliography
    • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2012 Pacific Coast Branch Book Award, Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association
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