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Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea

The Roots of Militarism, 1866–1945

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674659865

Publication Date: 11/07/2016


512 pages

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

36 halftones, 2 maps

Belknap Press


  • 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

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