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Korean history in maps : from prehistory to the twenty-first century

Author: Michael D Shin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Korean History in Maps is a beautifully presented, full-color atlas covering all periods of Korean history from prehistoric times to the present day. It is the first atlas of its kind to be specifically designed for students in English-speaking countries. There is a map for each era in Korean history, showing every major kingdom or polity that existed on the Korean peninsula, and maps are also included for topics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps
History
Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Shin
ISBN: 9781107098466 1107098467 9781107490239 1107490235
OCLC Number: 894930995
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2015
Description: xi,196 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Prehistoric Korea --
Joseon and early state formation --
The Three Kingdoms period --
The Northern and Southern states period --
Goryeo --
Joseon --
The late nineteenth century --
The Japanese occupation period --
The liberation period and the Korean War --
North Korea (Democratic people's Republic of Korea) --
South Korea (Republic of Korea).
Responsibility: edited by Michael D. Shin ; contributors, Lee Injae, Owen Miller, Park Jinhoon, Yi Hyun-Hae.

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