Women of Korea by Yung-Chung Kim

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Women of Korea

A History from Ancient Times to 1945

Edited and Translated by Yung-Chung Kim

(an abridged and translated edition of Han'Guk Yosong-sa which was written under the direction of the Committee for the Compilation of The History of Korean Women.)

Ewha Womens University Press, 1977, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges and corners, minor crease to introduction pages, no inscriptions, dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, creasing, small chips and tears (see photographs)

"Women of Korea is a translated and revised edition of Han'guk yoson-sa which was published in 1972 by Ewha Womens University Press.  The new work is the most comprehensive study to date of the status, role, and activities of Korean women through the country's long history.  Creditably the major substance is drawn from valuable original sources.  The book particularly emphasises the modern period which begins with the establishment of treaty relations with foreign powers in the last quarter of the nineteenth century.  The complicated currents of political and social development have been succinctly interpreted for the reader without undue detail."

 


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