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Volume 1, 1979

Editorial Article

  • Some Old Paekche Fragments--Roy Andrew Miller

Symposium: Political Participation in Korea

  • Political Participation in Traditional Korea, 1876­1910--James B. Palais
  • Participatory Anti-Imperialism: The 1919 Independence Movement--Frank Baldwin
  • Political Participation in Liberated Korea: Mobilization and Revolt in the Kyôngsang Provinces, 1945­1950--Bruce Comings
  • Sociocultural Aspects of Political Participation in Rural Korea- Vincent S. R. Brandt

Book Reviews

  • Yong-ha Shin, Tongnip hyôphoe yôn'gu: Tongnip sinmun, tongnip hyôphoe, manmin kongdong-hoe in sasang kwa undong--reviewed by Vipin Chandra
  • Sungjoo Han, The Failure of Democracy in South Korea; Selig S. Harrison, The Widening Gulf: Asian Nationalism and American Policy; Michael Keon, Korean Phoenix: A Nation from the Ashes; Joungwon Alexander Kim, Divided Korea: The Politics of Development, 1945­1972--reviewed by Bruce Cumings

Volume 2, 1980

Articles

  • South Korean Political Culture: An Interpretation of Survey Data--L. L. Wade
  • The Place of the Almanac in Korean Folk Religion--Griffin Dix
  • Neo­Confucianism: The Impulse for Social Action in Early Yi Korea--Martina Deuchler
  • The Local Gentry Association in Mid­Yi Dynasty Korea: A Preliminary Study of the Ch'angnyông Hyangan, 1600­1839--Fujiya Kawashima
  • The Cheju­do Rebellion--John Merrill

Review Article

  • Han Yông­u's Studies of Early Chosôn Intellectual History--James B. Palais

Book Reviews

  • Mabuchi Kazuo, Hong Sa­man, Yi In­yông, and Ôhashi Yasuko, "Sangaku shiki kisai no Kudara chimei yori mita kodai Kudarago no kôsatsu"--reviewed by Roy Andrew Miller
  • Sandra Mattielli, ed., Virtues in Conflict: Tradition and the Korean Woman Today--reviewed by Vipan Chandra

Volume 3, 1981

Articles

  • Chông Tasan's Philosophy of Man: A Radical Critique of the Neo­Confucian World View--Michael C. Kalton
  • Korean­Japanese Politics behind the Kabo­Ûlmi Reform Movement, 1894 to 1896--Young I. Lew
  • Marketing and Social Structure among the Peasantry of the Yôngsô Region of South Korea--Clark Sorensen
  • Wood Imps, Ghosts, and Other Noxious Influences: The Ideology of Affliction in a Korean Village--Laurel Kendall
  • Local Elites, Power Structure, and Legislative Process in Korea--Young Whan Kihl

Book Reviews

  • Nikita Khrushchev, Khruschchev Remembers, vol. 1; The Last Testament, vol. 2, Strobe Talbott, ed. and trans.--reviewed by John Merrill
  • Yi Sông­mu, Chosôn cho'gi yangban yôn'gu; Kwâgo, Yôksa hakhoe, ed.--reviewed by James B. Palais
  • Lee Kwang­rin, Han'guk kaehwa sasang yôn'gu--reviewed by Vipan Chandra
  • Edwin S. Mills and Byung­Nak Song, Urbanization and Urban Problems--reviewed by James W. White
  • Song Bang­song, Han'guk ûmakhak nonjô haeje--reviewed by Robert C. Provine

Volume 4, 982-83

Articles

  • P'yonnyôn T'ongnok: The Foundation Legend of the Koryo State--Michael C. Rogers
  • Land Tenure in Korea: Tenth to Twelfth Centuries--James B. Palais
  • Jesuit Science through Korean Eyes--Donald L. Baker
  • Ideological Schism in the Korean Nationalist Movement, 1920­1930; Cultural Nationalism and the Radical Critique--Michael Robinson
  • Corporatism in North Korea--Bruce Cumings

Review Article

  • Korean Economy in Transition--Tony Michell

Book Review

  • The Virtue­Law Dichotomy in Yi Korea: Consonance or Dissonance?-- reviewed by Vipan Chandra

Volume 5, 1984

Articles

  • A Study of the Hyangan: Kin Groups and Aristocratic Localism in the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Korean Countryside--Fujiya Kawashima
  • Confucian Rhetoric and Ritual as Techniques of Political Dominance: Yôngjo's Use of the Royal Lecture--Jahyun Kim Haboush
  • Yüan Shih-k'ai's Residency and the Korean Enlightenment Movement, 1885-94--Young Ick Lew

Review Articles

  • Korean and Altaic--Roy Andrew Miller
  • Slavery and Slave Society in the Koryô Period--James B. Palais

Book Reviews

  • Roger L. Janelli and Dawnhee Yim Janelli, Ancestor Worship and Korean Society--Laurel Kendall
  • Bruce Cumings, ed., Child of Conflict: The Korean-American Relationship, 1943-1953--reviewed by Peter Lowe
  • Quee-Young Kim, The Fall of Syngman Rhee--reviewed by Vipan Chandra

Volume 6, 1988-89

Articles

  • Twelfth-Century Koryô Politics: The Rise of Han Anin and His Partisans--Edward J. Schultz
  • The Social Background to the Founding of the Chosôn Dynasty: Change or Continuity?--John Duncan
  • Confucianism and War: The Korean Security Crisis of 1598--Gari Ledyard
  • "Heaven Does Not Discriminate": A Study of Secondary Sons in Chosôn Korea--Martina Deuchler
  • Interest Rates and Rationality: Rotating Credit Associations among Seoul Women--Roger L. Janelli and Dawnhee Yim
  • Conflict and Harmony in Korean Rural Communities--Kwang Kyu Lee
  • The Meanings and Significance of So Wôl's "Azaleas"--David R. McCann

Book Reviews

  • Norman Jacobs, The Korean Road to Modernization and Development--reviewed by Larry Burmeister
  • Key­Hiuck Kim, The Last Phase of the East Asia World Order: Korea, Japan, and the Chinese Empire, 1860-1882; Martina Deuchler, Confucian Gentlemen and Barbarian Envoys: The Opening of Korea, 1875-1885--reviewed by Vipan Chandra
  • Karl Moskowitz, ed., From Patron to Partner: The Development of Korean Business and Trade Relations--reviewed by P. W. Kuznets

Volume 7, 1990

Articles

  • Defensive Struggles or Forward­Looking Efforts? Tenancy Disputes in Colonial Korea--Gi-Wook Shin
  • Land Tenure and Class Relations in Colonial Korea--Clark W. Sorensen
  • The First Generation of Korean Skilled Workers: The Onoda Cement Sûnghori Factory--Soon Won Park
  • T'oegye's Ten Diagrams on Sage Learning: A Korean View of the Essence of Chu Hsi's Teaching--Michael C. Kalton
  • The South Korean Bourgeoisie: A Class in Search of Hegemony--Carter J. Eckert
  • The Conservative Character of the 1894 Tonghak Peasant Uprising: A Reappraisal with Emphasis on Chôn Pong­jun's Background and Motivation--Young-Ick Lew

Book Reviews

  • Alice H. Amsden, Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization--reviewed by Stephan Haggard
  • Michael E. Robinson, Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea, 1920­1925--reviewed by Kenneth Wells
  • Larry L. Burmeister, Research, Realpolitik, and Development in Korea: The State and the Green Revolution--reviewed by Eun Mee Kim
  • Yur­Bok Lee, West Goes East: Paul Georg Von Möllendorff and Great Power Imperialism in Late Yi Korea--reviewed by Vipan Chandra
  • Clark W. Sorensen, Over the Mountains Are Mountains: Korean Peasant Households and Their Adaptationi to Rapid Industrialization--reviewed by Laurel Kendall
  • Seok Choong Song, Explorations in Korean Syntax and Semantics--reviewed by Roy Andrew Miller

Volume 8, 1992

Articles


Book Reviews

  • Carter J. Eckert, Ki­baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson, and Edward W. Wagner, Korea Old and New: A History--reviewed by Chung-Shin Park
  • Robert E. Buswell, Jr., The Formation of Ch'an Ideology in China and Korea: The Vajrasamadhi­Sutra, A Buddhist Apocryphon; James Huntley Grayson, Korea: A Religious History--reviewed by Don Baker
  • Kenneth M. Wells, New God, New Nation: Protestants and Self­Reconstruction Nationalism in Korea, 1896­1937--reviewed bny Donald N. Clark
  • William J. Taylor, Jr., Young Kao Cha, and John G. Blodgett, eds., The Korean Peninsula: Prospects for Arms Reduction under Global Détente--reviewed by Young Whan Kihl
  • John Chay, Diplomacy of Asymmetry: Korean­American Relations to 1910--reviewed by Vipan Chandra
  • Ahn Junghyo, Silver Stallion--reviewed by Bruce Fulton
  • Marshall R. Pihl, trans., The Good People: Korean Stories by Oh Yong­su--reviewed by Bruce Fulton
  • Jung­En Woo, Race to the Swift: State and Finance in Korean Industrialization--reviewed by P.W. Kuznets
  • Yun Heung­gil, The House of Twilight--reviewed by Marshall R. Pihl
  • William Shaw, ed., Human Rights in Korea: Historical Perspectives--reviewed by John O. Haley
  • Carler J. Eckert, Offspring of Empire: The Kochang Kims and the Colonial Origins of Korean Capitalism, 1876­1945--reviewed by Michael Robinson