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Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean History, Hardback Book

Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean History Hardback

Edited by Michael J. Seth


Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century when Korea became entangled in the world of modern imperialism and the old social, economic and political order began to change; this handbook brings together cutting edge scholarship on major themes in Korean History.

Contributions by experts in the field cover the Late Choson and Colonial periods, Korea's partition and the diverging paths of North and South Korea. Topics covered include:The division of KoreaReligionCompeting imperialismsEconomic changeWar and rebellionsNationalismGenderNorth Korea Under Kim Jong IlGlobal KoreaThe Handbook provides a stimulating introduction to the most important themes within the subject area, and is an invaluable reference work for any student and researcher of Korean History.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 396 pages, 13 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780415739313


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