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Author: Yonson Ahn

Title: Rewriting the History of Colonialism in South Korea

Subtitle: -

In: Broken Narratives: Post-Cold War History and Identity in Europe and East Asia

Edited by: Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik

Place: Leiden

Publisher: Brill

Year: 2014

Pages: 109-132

Series: Leiden Series in Comparative Historiography 8

ISBN-13: 9789004268777 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9789004277236 (ebk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: Engish


Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | Asian History: Japanese History, Korean History | Types: Forced Prostitution / "Comfort Women"; Types: Wartime Rape / Asia-Pacific War



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Author: Yonson Ahn, Institut für Orientalische und Ostasiatische Philologien (Institute for Oriental and East Asian Studies), Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (Goethe University Frankfurt) –


  Introduction (p. 109)
  Nationalist Narratives of the Colonial Past (p. 111)
    a Colonial Exploitation (p. 111)
    b Korea's Own Potential Toward Modernization (p. 112)
    c History of Reistance (p. 114)
    d Collaboration (p. 116)
    e Modernity Versus Colonialism (p. 117)
  The Theory of Colonial Modernization (Singminji Kundaehwaron) (p. 118)
  Parallels between Exploitation Theory and the Theory of Colonial Modernization (p. 121)
  "Post-nationalist" Narratives: Socio-cultural History of the Colonial Period (p. 123)
  Conclusion: Beyond a Single Master Narrative of a Nation-State (p. 126)
  References (p. 129)

Wikipedia: History of Asia: History of Japan, History of Korea / Korea under Japanese rule | Prostitution: Forced prostitution / Comfort women | Types of rape: Wartime sexual violence | War, Pacific War / Japanese war crimes