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Family lineage records as a resource for Korean history : a case study of thirty-nine generations of the Sinch'ŏn Kang family (720 A.D.-1955)

Author: Hildi Kang
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007.
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Presents, and amplifies a sample of Korean lineage records, and as such, seeks to fill the gap in scholarship that lies between simple recognition of the existence of these chokpo and a deeper  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Genealogy
History
Généalogies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kang, Hildi, 1934-
Family lineage records as a resource for Korean history.
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607583705
Online version:
Kang, Hildi, 1934-
Family lineage records as a resource for Korean history.
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608758167
Named Person: Kang family.; Kang (Famille); Kang family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hildi Kang
ISBN: 9780773453395 0773453393
OCLC Number: 138342521
Description: xv, 269 pages, [28] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Chokpo prologue excerpts --
2. The founding ancestor: generation 1 (ca. 720 A.D.) --
3. The link to Wang Kŏn, founder of Koryŏ: generations 2-6 (ca. 750-870) --
4. Early years of the Koryŏ Dynasty: generations 7-13 (910-1150) --
5. First solidly historical ancestor: generation 14 (ca. 1190) --
6. Mongol (Yuan China) invasions: generations 15-19 (ca. 1210-90) --7. The black sheep: generation 20 (ca. 1310) --
8. Creating a new dynasty: generation 21 (1356-96) --
9. A skeleton in the closet: generation 21 (ca. 1350) --
10. Becoming Confucian: generations 22-27 (ca. 1380-1575) --
11. A bona fide hero: generation 28 (1603) --
12. Emerging thoughts, changing directions: generations 29-34 (1633-1817) --
13. Prelude to oral histories --
14. The first Christian: generation 35 (1850-1915) --
15. First doctor of Western medicine: generation 36 (1887-1967) --
16. Growing up Korean in the Japanese colony: generation 37 (1910-86) --
17. Korean bank manager in the Japanese colony: generation 37 (cont.) --
18. Irrepressible childhood: generation 38 (1935- ) --
19. Childhood abandoned, 1945-47: generation 38 (cont.) --
20. Turbulent years, 1947-53: generation 38 (concluded) --
21. Unraveling the braid.
Responsibility: Hildi Kang ; with a foreword by Gari Ledyard.
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