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Understanding Korea Series No.10

A History of Korea

Book cover - Publisher : The Academy of Korean Studies
- published date : December 2019
- Page number : 286
- language : English
- ISBN : 979-11-5866-604-0 03910

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A History of Korea is the tenth volume in the Understanding Korea Series. It explains the history of Korea from prehistoric times to the present. This book, divided by periods, helps readers to understand the main events and overall characteristics of Korean history. It covers each era's political systems, culture, society, and foreign relations. As a concise introduction to Korean history, this book would be suitable for international Koreanists and students, textbook authors, and the general readers.


Chapter 1
  Prehistoric Culture and the Formation of Centralized Polities
Chapter 2
  The Foundation and Development of the Three Kingdoms
Chapter 3
  The Wars of Korean Unification and the Era of Northern and Southern States
Chapter 4
  Goryeo and East Asia
Chapter 5
  Goryeo and the Mongol Empire
Chapter 6
  The Founding of Joseon and the Formulation of its State System
Chapter 7
  Changes of the Late Joseon
Chapter 8
  The Modern World and the Korean Empire (Daehan jeguk)
Chapter 9
  Japanese Colonial Rule and the Korean Independence Movement
Chapter 10
  National Division and the Korean War
Chapter 11
  Today's Korea
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