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CHINA JAPAN KOREA VIETNAM & SE ASIA
4000-1000 BCE | 1000 BCE-300 CE
... | 600-1000 | 1000-1450 | 1450-1750
1750-1919 | 1900-1950 | 1950-2000
4000-1000 BCE
Origin Myths
1000 BCE-300 CE
Origin Myths
600-1000
Then Ten Injunctions of King T'aejo
Social Stratification: The "Bone Rank" System
Hyangga: Oral Poetry of the Silla
1000-1450
Han'gul, the Korean Script
Neo-Confucianist Hostility Toward Buddhism
Early Chosôn Land Reforms
Social Stratification: Inherited Slave Status
1450-1750
Inherited Status (Slavery); Genealogy
Neo-Confucian Reforms; Women
1750-1919
Japanese Rule (1910-1945)
Late Chosôn Reformist Thought
Reactions to Contact with the West, 1800s
Tonghak Uprising (1894-1895)
1900-1950
Japanese Rule (1910-1945)
Formation of the Korean Communist Party
Stories about the Colonial Experience
1950-2000
South Korea's Postwar Development

Pak Chônghûi, 1917-1979
Selections from To Build a Nation (1971) [PDF]

Kim Chiha, b. 1941
"Five Bandits" (1970) [PDF]

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The Ideology of Kim Ilsông (1912-1994) and North Korea
Security on the Korean Peninsula
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