Korean American Books

Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Korea Between Empires 1895-1919 by Andre Schmid

A unique perspective on a rarely visited period of Korean modern history. Studies of media of the day provide a vivid popular cultural point of view on massive change that ended a centuries-old dynastic tradition, and ushered Korea unwillingly, and under subjugation, into the modern age.

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