Modern Education, Textbooks, and the Image of the Nation

Politics and Modernization and Nationalism in Korean Education: 1880-1910

By Yoonmi Lee

© 2001 – Routledge

170 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9781138976290
pub: 2016-04-30
Hardback: 9780815338741
pub: 2000-08-22

About the Book

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"…Lee's study focuses on mass education and its role in shaping new ideas about the nation and modernization…she offers interesting insights into the complex and contested area of politics and ideology in the waning years of the dynasty." -- Christine J. Kim, Pacific Affairs

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East Asia

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General