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Building a heaven on earth : religion, activism, and protest in Japanese-occupied Korea

Author: Albert Lee Park
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the progressive drives by religious groups to contest standard conceptions of modernity and forge a heavenly kingdom on the Korean peninsula to relieve people from fierce ruptures in their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Lee Park
ISBN: 9780824839659 082483965X
OCLC Number: 1039324342
Description: xi, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Origins of Protestantism and Tonghak in late Chŏson Korea --
Economic and social change under Japanese colonialism --
A heavenly kingdom on earth: the rise of religious social ideology --
The path to the sacred: Korea as an agrarian paradise --
Spiritualizing the national body: sacred labor, community, and the Danish cooperative system --
Constructing national consciousness: educating and disciplining peasants' minds.
Responsibility: Albert L. Park.

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