Trade And Transformation In Korea, 1876-1945: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Trade And Transformation In Korea, 1876-1945

1st Edition

By Dennis Mcnamara

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Exploring the interaction among system, state, and society, this book illuminates the social and economic history of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century colonial Korea. Dennis McNamara argues that transformation within and trade abroad, led by rice exports, spurred Korea's shift from isolation to inclusion in a modern regional system. In h

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Preface, Map of the Korean Peninsula, Abbreviations, Transitions, Market, State, and System, Argument, Trade, Empire, Trade from 1876, Colonial Trade, Conclusion, Trade Opponents, Empire, Polity, Market, Conclusion, Trade Advocates, Regional Order, State, Market, Conclusion, Chaegye, Mills and Merchants, Korean Chamber, Association, Conclusion, Zaikai, Mills and Merchants, Japanese Chamber, Grain Association, Conclusion, Exchange, Grain Exchange, Transfer Debate, Conclusion, Transformation, Incorporation, Embedded Ties, Legacies, Comparative Colonialism, Glossary, Bibliography: Asian Language, Bibliography: Western Language, Index, About the Book and Author

About the Author

Dennis L. McNamara is Y. H. Park Professor of Sociology and Korean Studies and chair of the Sociology Department at Georgetown University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC043000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies