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Korean Modern: The Matter of Identity
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Peter G. Rowe, Yun Fu, Jihoon Song
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-31 - Publisher: Birkhaüser

The development of modern architecture in Korea and, more recently, South Korea, is closely tied to the country's dramatic transformations since the late 19th century. The authors interrogate major periods from the Late Joseon Dynasty to the vibrant democratic present, showing how architecture, by making technological and stylistic leaps, has
The Future of the Korean Peninsula
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mason Richey, Jagannath P. Panda, David A. Tizzard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This book considers both Koreas - North Korea and South Korea - to examine possible pathways for the years leading up to 2032 and beyond, thus offering a composite picture of Korea and its strategic relevance in Asia and the world at large. Through a combined South-North Olympic team and
Transnational Mobility and Identity in and out of Korea
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Yonson Ahn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-15 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This volume examines the socio-cultural aspects of transnational mobility of the Korean diaspora across the globe, spanning countries such as Japan, the Philippines, Germany, the US, and the UK. The contributors explore gendered migration, social inclusion and exclusion in homeland and hostland, embodied multiple subjectivities and belonging in historical and
Modern Education, Textbooks, and the Image of the Nation
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Yoonmi Lee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-21 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Architecture and Urbanism in Modern Korea
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Inha Jung
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Although modernization in Korea started more than a century later than in the West, it has worked as a prominent ideology throughout the past century—in particular it has brought radical changes in Korean architecture and cities. Traditional structures and ways of life have been thoroughly uprooted in modernity’s continuous negation