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조선말기 삼성(三聖) 신앙과 경전 형성 -《성계집(聖乩集)》을 중심으로- ("Three Deities Faith and Distribution of Scriptures in the Late Chosŏn: Based on the Collection of Holy Spirit-Writing ") ( Kim Jihyun , Seoul National University) Abstract : In 1896, the Chosŏn 朝鮮 Dynasty ceased to exist, thus beginning an era dubbed the...More
Ch’oe, Su-il. 최수일. “Kaeby ŏ k” y ŏn’gu 『개벽 연구』, Sŏul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an 서울: 소명출판. 2008. Reviewed by Jae young Song (Yonsei University) “Kaeby ŏ k” y ŏn’gu is a series of research on the modern cultural system of Korea, and is a compilation of the author's previous research on the magazine Kaeby ŏ k...More
Hwang Jung-yŏn 황정연. A Study on the collection of Calligraphies and Paintings in the Chosŏn Dynasty 《조선시대 서화 수장 연구》 (Kyŏnggi-do Sŏngnam-si: Sin'gu Munhwasa 신구문화사, 2012) Reviewed by In-Hee Song 송인희 (Ph.D. Candidate, Ewha Womans University; 2016-17 HYI Visiting Fellow) This book explores the history...More
Ko Yŏn-hŭi 고연희. Appreciating Portraits of Chosŏn Dynasty Scholars and High Officials by Using the Eulogies for these Figures 《화상찬으로 읽는 사대부의 초상화》. Kyŏnggi-do Sŏngnam-si: Han'gukhak Chungang Yŏn'guwŏn Ch'ulp'anbu 한국학중앙연구원출판부, 2015. Reviewed by In-Hee Song (Ph.D. Candidate, Ewha Womans University;...More
Myongsob Kim 김명섭. War and Peace: the Korean War and the Birth of the Armistice System <<전쟁과 평화: 6.25전쟁과 정전체제의 탄생>> (Seoul: Sogang University Press, 2015) Reviewed by Seokwon Kim (Yonsei University; Visiting Fellow at Harvard-Yenching Institute, imaburkean@naver.com ) Clausewitz said...More
Ko Young-jin, Kim Byungmoon, and Cho Tae-rin, eds. 고영진, 김병문, 조태린 편. The Problem of Language in Korea’s Colonial Period 『식민지 시기 전후의 언어 문제』. Seoul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an (소명출판), 2012. Reviewed by Jae young Song (Yonsei University) Studying the uses of language in Korea’s colonial period presents a...More
Fujii Takeshi 후지이 다케시 . Between Fascism and 3rd World-ism: A History of the eight years following the Liberation focusing on the formation and demise of the Korean National Youth Corps Faction 《파시즘과 제3세계주의 사이에서: 족청계의 형성과 몰락을 통해 본 해방8년사》. Seoul: Yŏksa Pip'yŏngsa 역사비평사, 2012. Reviewed by Seokwon Kim...More
Contentious Diffusion of Human Rights: Evidence from South Korean Print Media, 1990-2010 (Jeong-Woo Koo, Sungkyunkwan University, and Sookyung Kim, Korea University) Abstract : The current scholarship on the human rights diffusion is not well equipped to account for the remarkable dynamics that are...More
Kimura Kan 기무라 간. The Establishment of an Authoritarian Regime in South Korea: Until the Collapse of the Syngman Rhee Regime 『한국의 권위주의적 체제 성립: 이승만 정권의 붕괴까지』. Seoul: J&C Publishing Corporation 서울: 제이엔씨. 2013. Reviewed by Kim Bo-Mi (Seoul National University) Why did so many colonized countries,...More
The Harvard-Yenching Visiting Scholars Association (HYVSA) Korea recently published the first edition of its newsletter for HYI alumni. The publication was organized by current HYVSA President Professor Park Nak-Kyu (Visiting Scholar, 1993-94). The newsletter's contents include: Newcomers and new...More
Kim Hyŏn-ju 김현주. The Discovery of Society: Theories, Imaginaries and Practices of 'Sahoe' in Colonial Korea (1910-1925) . 『사회의 발견: 식민지기 ‘사회’에 대한 이론과 상상, 그리고 실천(1910~1925)』. Seoul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an 소명출판, 2013. Reviewed by Bo-mi Kim (Seoul National University) What is a society and how can it be...More
Generality and Distinctiveness of Korean Language Modernization ( An Yelee , Yonsei University) Abstract : This present paper attempts to explore the general and unique characteristics of Korean language modernization in its early stage (1894-1910) in order to rethink the Europe-centered model of...More

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