This book offers new insight on how key historical texts and events in Korea s history have contributed to the formation of the nation s collective consciousness The work is woven around the unifying premise that particular narrative texts events that extend back to the premodern period have remained important, albeit transformed, over the modern period and into the contemporary period The author explores the relationship between gender and nationalism by showing how key narrative topics, such as tales of virtuous womanhood, have been employed, transformed, and re deployed to make sense of particular national events Connecting these narratives and historic events to contemporary Korean society, Jager reveals how these sites or reference points were also successfully re deployed in the context of the division of Korea and the construction of Korea s modern consciousness. Best Download Narratives of Nation Building in Korea: A Genealogy of Patriotism [ By ] Sheila Miyoshi Jager [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk
American historian and Professor of East Asian Studie.She is the author of two books on Korea and the co editor of a third book on Asian nations in the post Cold War era She is a well known historian of Korea and East Asia In the 1980s she lived with the later American president Barack Obama.
- 193 pages
- Narratives of Nation Building in Korea: A Genealogy of Patriotism
- Sheila Miyoshi Jager
- 19 February 2018 Sheila Miyoshi Jager