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Law and custom in Korea : comparative legal history

Author: Marie Seong-Hak Kim
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats

This is the first book in English that covers the evolution of Korean law and custom comprehensively from the Choson dynasty through the colonial and postcolonial modern periods. In particular, this  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Seong-Hak Kim
ISBN: 9781107660335 1107660335 110700697X 9781107006973
OCLC Number: 1164382358
Notes: Korean Cultural Collection.
Description: xiv, 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Comparative reflections on the concepts of law and custom; 2. Law and legal culture under the Choson Dynasty; 3. Custom and legal reception: the Japanese precedent; 4. Legal reforms in protectorate Korea, 1905-10; 5. Colonial law and the legal system, 1910-45; 6. Colonial jurisprudence and the construction of Korean customary law; 7. The 'Japanese deviation': comparison of colonial customary law policies; 8. Customary law in modern Korea; 9. Conclusion: Korean law and custom in comparative perspective.
Responsibility: Marie Seong-Hak Kim (St. Cloud State University).


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