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A Short History of Korea
Price per Unit (piece): KRW 9,000
USD 6.33
Author: Yongjae Choe, Casey Malarcher
Publisher: Compass Publishing
Pub. Date: July 2011
Pages: 158
Cover: Softcover
Dimensions (in inches): 8.23 x 5.83 x 0.33
ISBN: 9781599661704
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A Short History of Korea aims to provide readers with a sense of the historical, social, and cultural factors that have shaped South Korea today. Although designed only to present a general outline of the nation's history, the book attempts to follow the main current of historical events as they led to various social and cultural developments within Korea.

Chapter 1 : Gojoseon : The first State 
The first state in the Making 
Samhanand Buyeo 
Chinese Commanderies 

Chapter 2 : The Period of the Three Kingdoms 
The Three Kingdoms 
Development of the Three Kingdoms 
The Rise and Fall of the Balhae Empire 

Chapter 3 : The Southern half of Korea under the Silla rule 
Religion and Culture 
Foreign Relations 

Chapter 4 : The State of Goryeo 
International Position 

Chapter 5 : Later Goryeo 
The Mongol invasion 
Cultural Legacy 

Chapter 6 : Joseon 
Foreign Affairs 

Chapter 7 : Joseon Society 
Social Structure 
Family and Women 
Religion, Philosophy, and the Arts 

Chapter 8 : Late Joseon 
Awakening of Reform Consciousness 
Attempts at Reform 

Chapter 9 : Encounter with the West 
Introduction of Catholicism 
Traditional Joseon in Decline 
End of Traditional Joseon 

Chapter 10 : Japanese occupation of Korea 
Western Ideas and the Protectorate Treaty 
Japamese Annexation 
Cultural Cleansing 

Chapter 11 : Partitioned Korea 
Aftermath of World War 2 
Establishment of the Republicl of Korea 
The Korean War 

Chapter 12 : Post- War Korea 
Development pf the Republic of Korea 
North Korean Politics 
Modern Korean Culture 

Chapter 13 : Astounding Achievements of the Republic of Korea 


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