Cover: Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866–1945, from Harvard University PressCover: Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea in HARDCOVER

Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea

The Roots of Militarism, 1866–1945

Product Details


Print on Demand

$42.00 • £36.95 • €38.95

ISBN 9780674659865

Publication Date: 11/07/2016


512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

36 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press


Add to Cart

Educators: Request an Exam Copy (Learn more)

Media Requests:

Related Subjects

  • Abbreviations
  • Maps
    • Japan and Northeast Asia (1944)
    • Korea (Chōsen) and Manchukuo (1944)
  • Introduction
  • I. Contexts
    • 1. Militarizing Time: Waves of War
    • 2. Militarizing Minds: New Ideas of Army and Nation
    • 3. Militarizing Places and Persons: Academies and Cadets
  • II. Academy Culture and Practice
    • 4. Politics and Status: Special Favor
    • 5. Politics and Power: A Singular Duty
    • 6. State and Society: Revolution, Reform, Control
    • 7. Tactics and Spirit: Certain Victory
    • 8. Order and Discipline: Joyful Submission
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Korean MMA Cadets by Class
  • Glossary of Names and Terms
  • Bibliography
  • Sources and Acknowledgments
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, by Peter Wilson, from Harvard University Press

A Lesson in German Military History with Peter Wilson

In his landmark book Iron and Blood: A Military History of the German-Speaking Peoples since 1500, acclaimed historian Peter H. Wilson offers a masterful reappraisal of German militarism and warfighting over the last five centuries, leading to the rise of Prussia and the world wars. Below, Wilson answers our questions about this complex history,