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Korean Music
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...Korean context, the most prevalent musical styles are the court, countryside and temple repertoires. The repertoires comprise of a reserves of highly cultured musical styles that have become treasured for an extended period. People within the Korean context exhibit pride in all aspects of the existence, starting from their traditions, to numerous musical bodies that have been in existence for many precedent centuries. These have been preserved throughout the period in manuscripts and printed books that act as reference points to the traditions and musical styles. These sources... Introduction Korea holds magnificent musical traditions that have developed and regarded to have western aspects. In the...
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Korean Art
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...Korean art in the modern day is generally influenced by rationalization, modernization, and globalization. (Kim, 252) These are the main similarities between the Monochrome Art Movement and the Minjung Art Movement. Both movements confront certain issues regarding Korea's traditional style in painting although they differ in the matter of what they are fighting for; as well as their basis, belief, interpretation, and of course, style. One of the main differences between the two movements is that Minjung Art Movement was more of a protest against imperialism, Americanization, and the Authoritarian South Korean... Similarity and Differences of the Monochrome Art Movement and the Minjung Art Movement Korean ...
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Korean War
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...Korean War At the beginning of the 19th century, Korea was under the influence of Japan, and the Japanese hadforced Korea to engage in international trade starting in 1876. Trade improved tremendously during this period (1876-1910) especially in the agricultural sector where corn and rice productivity was on the increase. The acceleration of development in Korea took effect in 1905 when Japan secured Korea as a colony from Russia. Japanese peasants and proprietors came into Korea and invested heavily in rice farming through improvement in technology such as irrigation and new rice seeds. The colonial started in 1910, which was marked by positive developments such as population growth because...
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Korean culture
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...Korean who is a middle school His adopted western is " Dennis" but his Korean is Cho. From the interview with him, it was easy to find out that Korean culture is rather unique. There are many elements in Korean culture that makes it interesting : food, rituals, institutions, artifacts ,symbols and attitudes. Among the elements mentioned, the subject of food was particularly interesting for both of us. To add more excitement to the interview, we did eat in a Korean restaurant to "savor" the food. As an introduction to Korean food, kimchi was served before the main dish. Kimchi is very important for Koreans since it is time-honored practice to pickle vegetables... such as cabbage, cucumber...
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Korean War
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...Korean War Korean War Korean War was the civil war that took place from June 1950 to July 1953 between the North and the South Korea. The communist North invaded the South with the primary cause of the war being division in Korea with the South being allies of United States, and the North being loyal to the Soviet Union. American troops soon entered the war in support of South Korea in the fight against international communism. Entry of USA into the war influenced the decisions of many countries including China. Entry of United States of America into the Korea war provoked China to intervene in the war because of the fear that USA would...
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Korean War
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...Korean War Number Annotated Bibliography Acheson, D. (1971). The Korean War. New York: Norton. In this book, Acheson highlights the causes of the war. The war begins on June 25, 1950 when approximately 75,000 troops from the North Korean People’s Army passed across the 38th parallel, the boundary between the Soviet backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This invasion marks the first military action of the Cold War. Bachrach, D. (1991). The Korean War. San Diego, CA: Lucent Books. Bachrach describes the formation of the two Koreas. He states that since...
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Korean diaspora
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...Korean Diaspora: The Korean Communities in the US, Japan and China Introduction The Korean diaspora is composed of people with most complex experiences which are the product of complex interactions between many historical factors. If we look at the Korean diaspora in China, Japan and the United States, they are rich in their diversified cultural experiences and unified historical memories. The Korean diaspora in different countries are extremely heterogeneous and retain different kinds of relations with their motherland. The Korean Minority in China The Korean-origin people in China have shown remarkable flexibility in being assimilated to the indigenous population in China... ?The Vicissitudes of Korean ...
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Korean Myth
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...Korean Myths Autochthonic culture created by ancient Koreans was noticeably influenced by Chinese and Indian buddhistic civilization. In some historic epochs Korea served as cultural and ideological intermediary between continental Eastern Asia and the Pacific islands, first of all Japan. Thus, there was an influence from the both sides. For example, Tangun Myth about the creation of the state Choson had different versions: according to one of them the creator of the state was a Chinese hero, according to another one – Japanese princesses (Philippi 49). Some scientists even reject the existence of Korean mythology calling mythological...
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Korean Literature
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...Korean Literature Comparison of Hwanung and the She-Bear Hwanung and the she-bear both had desires that they greatly wanted to achieve. Hwanung wished to live among the human beings this is the main reason why he moved from heaven to the world. Hwanin, his father, understood his greatest desires, and hence he looked for an appropriate place for his son to settle and relate with human beings. The suitable place was on Mount T’eaeback. In comparison, the she-bear also illustrated keen interest in being a human being. This is the main reason why the she-bear prayed to the Holy Hwanung. The desire was achived because the she-bear followed all the instructions of Hwanung, which involved eating... Lecturer...
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Korean identity
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...Korean citizens who have indulged in premarital sexual inter has been on the increase. This is according to a recent survey done in comparison to the prior survey of 1980s. It is important to note that as a result of societal changes, 70% of citizens who discouraged the activity apparently in the 1980s have been overturned by 70% to 78% of Koreans who have had premarital sexual relations as of 2009. Results of this recent study show the perception of women in the Korean society in terms of their morality, reputation and choice. Evidently, male counterparts are left to gain and retain the knowledge of sex with women remaining passive. Women believe... that this relationship ideology is by far...
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Korean Literature
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...Korean propensity to make a concession and be resigned rather than making objections and challenges. Therefore, in the Koryo songs, sorrow is mitigated and subdued secretly inside. This forms a unique texture of the Korean psychology known as the unrequited sorrow or the han. Question 3 Love plays an unavoidable and enormous role in several cultures. Love is highly described in popular songs, such as Koryo Kayo. It is a steady subject of developing life and a dynamic topic for youth. Rationally, the way of love has... Question The poem Turkish Bakery is about earthly love. It is the song of a savant girl who is approachedby men at the tavern, the bakery, the temple and the well, and goes with each other ...
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Korean Literature
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...Korean Literature Table of Contents Introduction 3 Romantic Love: An Idea in Korean Literature During Colonial and Postwar Era 4 Conclusion 9 Bibliography 10 Introduction Literature is regarded as the reflection of life and society. A literature of a nation evolves from its socio-political customs, beliefs and rituals. In this regard, Korea is not an exception either. The trajectory of the Korean literature, since its inception, is not smooth like any other literature across the globe as it has witnessed lots of transition in different times. Throwing a little bit of close inspection to the history of Korean...
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KOREAN HISTORY
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...KOREAN HISTORY Military rule on civilians During the time of dynasties in Korea, “king Taejo wasted no time in building of schools to foster talents”. Instead, he organized for the teaching of the 6 ministries by ordering Chong Ak to be their professor. The king encouraged the students by granting them silk and an authority that worked towards their welfare. However, during the reign of king Kwangjong, education was taken seriously with a lot of seriousness. A Confucian academy was established by the royal authority. There was also a promotion of schools in the rural areas countrywide. This enabled individuals to hear poem recitations and tunes from string instruments. From the action... in...
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Korean history
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...Korean history Question 2 The Chosŏn kingdom had a navy that was formed for the main purpose of making sure that maritime trade was safe from the Wokou pirates. In the history, the country had been frequently been attacked by pirates on both sea and land. At the time that the Japanese attacked the Chosŏn kingdom was unprepared for a number of reasons. The reasons are that: the factional court at Chosŏn kingdom was divided; they were unable to assess the extent of the abilities of the Japanese army; and failure of diplomacy attempts. Chosŏn’s first reaction to the attack by Japan was to create a Border Defense Council that was known as Pibyonsa, which comprised of both...
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Korean Histiory
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...Korean attack on Yeonpyeong Island, which occurred on the afternoon of November 23rd, and resulted in killing two marines and two civilians. This attack followed an earlier attack, assumed... On December 15th, at 2 p.m., sirens rang for fifteen minutes in South Korea and, within those 15 minutes, the streets were emptied of all pedestrians, traffic came to a halt, and the only noises heard were loud speakers and the sound of fighter jets, screaming across the sky. The purpose of the civil defense drive, the first of its kind since 1975, was to stimulate potential attacks from North Korea, in an attempt to prepare citizens in case such an event arises. This drill was created in response to the North...
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Korean War
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...Korean War is often called "The Forgotten War" The Korean War was a conflict between North Korea and South Korea. In North Korea, the war is called the Fatherland Liberation War, in South Korea it is referred to as 6.25 War, from the date that it started. While the USA refers to it as the Korean Conflict, mainly because they do not want the US Congress to declare it as a war and go through the necessary actions related to this declaration. It is the forgotten war because not much attention is given to it even though it is a major event in world history. This is because it took place between two of the most major events, World War II and...
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Korean Conflict
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...Korean Conflict Literature Review The current Korean conflict can best be defined as an extension ofthe Korean War that ended with an armistice in 1953. This conflict has festered for close to six decades and the recent tensions can be traced to the long-seated rivalries that have existed over the years. According to Roy Richard Grinker, this conflict was responsible for drawing both regional and international alliances that exist to date (Grinker 45). The North Korean Foreign Ministry, late last year, said that the military would renege on the agreement since the South had joined in an anti-proliferation plan with the United States. KCNA, the North’s official news agency, announced... The Present-day...
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Korean Movie
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...Korean culture, even if honor will be gained through death. Overall, the movie Pyongyang Castle was entertaining and informative at the same time because it showed a glimpse of the Korean history and the colorful culture that it has. The movie portrayed good moral and family values, even if the theme was about war. After watching the movie, I thought of having my friends watch the movie also, because I found it worth-watching though they have to make do with the subtitles just like I did.... Full Your Pyongyang Castle and Battle of Hwangsanbeol The movies that were viewed were connected in the sensethat Pyongyang castle was a sequel of the Battle of Hwangsanbeol even if the movie came more than 5...
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Korean shamanism
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...Korean Shamanism It could be argued that shamanism embodies the oldest human religion, for the most... . For the reason that the deepest origin of Korean culture and civilization rest in the Altaic province of Northeast Asia, it is not astonishing that shamanism had a fundamental part in Korean civilization, as it as well does in the case of Tibetan. When the Yamacek, or also called the Tungusic people, moved to the Korean Peninsula at the advent of first millennium B.C., they pioneered a deeply shamanistic culture.4 Among the Yemacek-Tungusic society’s manufactured bronze items were several objects that it appears were used in...
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Korean War
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...Korean peninsula, with a history of unification dating back several centuries, has only recently come under the rule of two deeply divided factions. Until the Japanese Imperialism that began at the beginning of the 20th century, Korea was a country that was unified by tradition, language, and ethnicity. Its borders mirrored the homogeneous population and the Koreans benefited from centuries of orderly rule. Though Korea had a complex and bureaucratic system of land ownership, education, and ascension to power, their system rooted in Confucianism provided local guidance and well defined rules of authority. The imperial occupation of Korea by Japan from 1905-1945... The Roots of Korea’s Deep Division The...
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Korean Art
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...Korean Art One of the artworks done by the monk head painter, Seobung Eungsun assisted by Hyesan Chukyeon and other monks en d, “Jeseokcheon (Indra), Beomcheon (Brahma), and Witaecheon (Skanda) with Guardians and Attendants” created during the Joseon dynasty in 1891, depicts the religious beliefs of Korea. From the title, the gods Indra, Brahma and Skanda are in the painting with other pertinent figures who would be the guardians and attendants. The three deities are believed by Buddhists to be guardians of the Dharma or the teachings of Buddha. It is said that in addition to the aforementioned task, they were also in charge of safeguarding countries, eradicating evil and...
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Globalization (Korean-wave or Korean-pop)
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...Korean Pop (Korean wave) will help us to understand the effect of globalization of cultural perspective. The research question for this topic is “what are the effects of globalization on Korean pop music and this is helping the Korean wave to grow in terms of style, essence, and uniqueness or not”. Importance of the paper and its... Work III RESEARCH PROPOSAL AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY: Research Question: In modern world nothing is confined to any particular country or nationality. Globalization is an option by which every country has able to globalize their product, innovations as well as culture. A detailed research about the effect of globalization on culture and with the specific focus on Korean...
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North Korean and South Korean foreign policies
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...Korean nuclear emergency of 2002, the amount of US aid has decreased significantly, and US has sent almost no resources to KEDO since the organization’s executive board chosen to stop oil consignments to North Korea during November 2002. Probably, the decrease in assistance levels has dropped the already small influence US aid had put on North Korean attitude, mainly with respect to China’s as well as South Korea’s sustained support and improved trade. 1. Introduction United States as well as South Korea usually considers eventual political incorporation of the Koreas in an egalitarian government from the South as unavoidable. Nonetheless, the type... ? Foreign Policies of North & South Korea Executive...
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Korean American 1
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...Korean Americans Information of teacher number Korean Americans Koreans are listed as the one of the most rapidly growing Asian immigrants in America. The Korean immigration started in Hawaii between 1902-1905. In less than a century the number of Korean immigrants has surpassed 1.3 million. This dramatic increase accounts for the amalgamation of cultures between the countries and the people. Korean Americans brought their culture with themselves when they immigrated. Korean people are considered amicable, tolerant and respect their elders. The Korean...
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Korean and Japanese Americans
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...Korean and Japanese Americans A Korean-American is an American of Korean descent, where as Japanese Americans are Americans of Japanese descent who traces their ancestry to Japan or Okinawa and are residents and/or citizens of the United States. Both these groups are classified under Asian -American group of people who have their roots in their respective countries with distinct culture, religion and social nature. This paper tries to compare/contrast Korean Americans and Japanese Americans in the United States. It also compares in what ways their histories and cultures have an impact on their personal, intrapersonal,...
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Korean American-Q1
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...Korean Americans and Entrepreneurship Introduction Korean Americans are considered as one of the most important communities to have extensive ownership of small businesses in US. Being a community with different cultural and social background, Korean Americans pose an interesting question regarding what cultural and other barriers they face while operating their businesses and what makes them so special to own their own businesses rather than work for others. Korean Americans Park (2012) initiates the debate on this regarding the color blind racism and how actors within the society collaborate with each other to create a...
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Korean American Media
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...Korean American Media Korean Americans have been depicted differently in various articles and the media as whole. This depiction is mainly based on how Korean Americans act and based on the stereotypes that exist about Korean Americans.This paper will attempt to analyze the depiction of Korean Americans in movies and reality shows, with afocus on K-Town and Run DMZ. Two articles that review Korean American media will be used to assist in this analysis. Also included in this paper are the existing stereotypes held by the world over and how such stereotypes about Korean...
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The Korean War
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...Koreans Are Guilty for Not Giving a Unified Motherland to Their Children? Introduction The division between the North Korea and South Korea is not simply a matter of political geography. It is a division runs through millions of Koran people who are separated from each other by the Cold War of the twentieth century. According to Cumings, “[t]he thirty-eighth parallel not only cut through the center of Kaesong, the old home of the Koryo aristocracy and its capital, but ran along the southern slope of Mount Song’ak –perhaps right through the ancestral home of the Wangs, or through the royal residence that Wang Kon built on the same spot and called Manwoldae, or Full Moon Palace” (237... )....
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Korean American 4
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...Korean American Korean American history started in 1882 when United s signed a peace, alliance and trade agreement with Korean government. This gave room for the two nations to separately create an ambassadorial mission. Since then, Korean citizens have been migrating to America as ambassadors, traders and learners. This movement was separated into three main phases with the first migration occurring between 1903 and 1905. Apart from most of these people being men, they mainly migrated to look for employment as contract workers in Hawaii’s sugar farms. According to Kim, the second migration started in 1950 and comprised of females who got married to the United States military men... Task: History of...
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Korean American culture experience
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...Korean-Americans are protestant Christian, although a few are Catholic, Buddhist, or unaffiliated. Korean Protestant churches are predominantly ethnic churches with almost exclusively … Recent statistics places the number of Koreans in the United States at 1.1 million. And this ethnic group have been in the United States for over a century and that their migration is characterized by three waves: labor, picture brides and independence. Religion played an important role in these three waves as history would tell us, most of the Korean immigrants are Christians whether they are seeking words, brides of American soldiers or...
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History of Asia (Korean)
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...Korean Precepts and Values The author viewed Korea as a country drowned in the influence of traditional philosophies, which dictated the ensuing chaotic history of the country. Pyongyang was blighted with violence brought about by the egocentric motives of the gentries. It was within the author’s belief that the looming conflicts were fallouts of the people’s inability to protect their own land – due perhaps to the Koreans’ compelled devotion towards traditional beliefs and lack of education; and the huge segregation between the rich and the wretched. The author’s ambiguity over Japanese colonization was motivated by the postulated... Full 10 October Tears of Blood: The Atypical Transformation of Korean ...
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Korean American 6
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...Korean-Americans: Major Financial and Cultural Impact on Los Angeles Summary Korean-Americans: Major Financial and Cultural Impact on Los Angeles is an article written by Rosemary Jenkins and published by the Los Angeles’ City Watch on January 6th, 2015. Here, Jenkins presents an insightful story about the rich history of the Korean Americans and how it has influenced the socio-cultural and political climate of Los Angeles and the USA at large. As the author states, the immigration of Koreans to America is not a new phenomenon. It began several years ago when the government allowed for people from various racial...
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The Korean War
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...Korean War, which changed everything and expanded the conflict to one with a worldwide scope... . It was the first armed confrontation of the Cold War, which without a doubt set the standard for later confrontations. The idea of a proxy war was generated due to the character of the war- the fact that it had been fought in another country. This meant that most of the destruction and devastation wouldnt be in either state of origin of one of the two superpowers, but rather in a different country. What this basically means is that another country is functioning as a battleground in the relentless war between the two superpowers. The war had started as the North Koreans, along...
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Korean American 2
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...Korean Americans: A Generation of Lost Culture Migrating to the United s in the early 70s up to present, generations of first generation KoreanAmericans are born, not really knowing their roots and being more American than Korean. They are the generation that has a “lost culture”. A culture that they do not value as much as their elders because they are too Americanized in their way of thinking, upbringing, and ambitions in life. That is the gyst of the article “For Korean-Americans, Culture, Too is Lost in Translation” which was written by Dan Q. Tham in 2010. The article depicts the two kinds of Koreans that exist in...
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South Korean Financial Crisis
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...Korean Financial Crisis The year 2007 marks the 10th anniversary of the South Korean financial crisis and reminds us of the struggle that shocked the Korean economy in the last quarter of 1997. Undoubtedly, this had a significant impact on the South Korean economy, and led to Korea's worst recession since the aftermath of the World War 2. The causes for the crisis were many and led to diverse effects, both constructive and negative. But what were these underlying causes and effect of this financial crisis Was such an event inevitable or could it have been prevented In this essay I am going to outline the chronology of the events that took place leading to the eventual financial crisis... South Korean ...
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The korean War
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...Korean War al Affiliation) According to Halberstam (2007), the Korean War was a result of a combination of factors and events that followed the end of World War II, but the primary cause was North Korea’s act of invading the Republic of Korea (South Korea) by crossing the 38th parallel that separated the two nations. On 25th June 1950, North Korea crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea and took the major port of Pusan. As the North Koreans advanced rapidly into South Korea, the United States urged the UN Security Council to use the United Nations Charter to classify North Korea as an aggressor; the request was accepted and put into...
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Korean Economic Crisis
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...Korean Economic Crisis In the Late 90's and 2007-2009 I. Introduction The economy of the Republic of Korea is known as one of the most stable in East Asia. In fact, it is considered as on the most developed in the entire continent, a fact recognized by many economists of the West. It is a dominantly free-market economy, which, according to the CIA World Factbook, is ranked as the fourth largest in Asia and the 15th largest in the world. (CIA World Factbook) The World Bank has declared South Korea as a high-income economy. This is just from the macro-economic point of view. If a closer look at how this status has benefited its citizens, its statistics also... Comparison and Contrast between the...
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The Korean War
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...Korean War: origins and the military conflict The Korean War was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and People’s Republic of China (PRC), with air support from Soviet Union. The war began on 25 June 1950 and an armistice was signed on 27 July 1953. The war was a result of the political division of Korea by agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War. The Korean peninsula had been ruled by Japan from 1910 until the end of World War II. In 1945, following the surrender of Japan, American administrators divided the...
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Korean American-Q2A
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...Korean American Introduction Social capital, socioeconomic background, and school resources are some of the factors that affect the aspirations of the Korean Americans especially in education. A wide range in education of Korean Americans exists with youths from the middle class accessing high-quality education since their families can afford the high cost of education in the country. Those from poor families and live in the low-income areas cannot afford such high-quality education and often drop out of school. The growing divide in the educational experience of the Korean American youths arises from the lack of effective...
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Korean Christianity Paper
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...Korean Nation A country known for both modern innovations as well asthe preservation of cultures and traditions, South Korea has a relatively short but rich history in becoming the country that it is today. Most of these revolutionary ideas were actually started by several members of the Korean Protestant community, which proved to be a strong group, especially during the formation of the modern South Korean Government as well as the struggle for independence from Imperial Japan in the early 20th century. However, the strength of the influence in the clergy, which was once a driving factor in moving the people, now lay down at the side, and materialism... Role of Protestant Christianity in the South...
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Korean history.President Pak
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...Korean history President Pak’s regime was marked by a number of dictatorial tendencies. Despite the fact that the economy of the country experienced a significant growth during this period, the members of the public were subjected to allot of unjust treatments. For business people to do well in business, corruption was the order of the day (Cumings, 218). The government usually protected the business people in return for their payments. The government also made sure that the cost of labor remained low. With cheap labor, the Korean industry was able to export products cheaply, thus their good performance in the international markets during this period. The interesting bit about this regieme... ...
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Modern Korean History
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...Korean History The editor of The Independent presents a balanced and comprehensive history of modern Korea where they make an exploration of the social, economic and political issues that Korea has come across following its flung into the wider world as the sun was setting on the 19th century. Formerly, the Korean society was an insular society. By the virtue of being both ethnically and culturally homogeneous, the Korean society in the beginning became a prey of the Japanese imperialist expansionism.1 Later on, following the World War II, this society capricious split into two; with varied social and political systems as well as different geopolitical orientations. This made them to evolve... ? Modern...
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Operation Ripper, Korean War
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...Korean War. This is because it was able to recapture Seoul, Koreas capital city. The plan for the operation was completed in March 2 and was started five days later as General Ridgways troops advanced to the city. On its first week, the offensive was delayed due to strong resistance but by March 13, significant gains were achieved and several days later, the enemy began to finally retreat and drove the North Korean and Chinese troops north of the 38th Parallel.1 The operation involved the entire divisions of Eighth Army as well as the airborne troops of the 187th Regiment Combat Team and the 2nd... Operation Ripper Operation Ripper was one of the most important United Nations offensives during the Korean ...
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20th century Korean literature
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...Korean Literature There are various forms of violence depicted in post-war, Korean literature. This forms of violence range from political violence to sexual violence among women, which were witnessed during and after Korea’s independence, as depicted in Korean literature. This essay explores the various forms of violence depicted in post-war, Korean literature. The sources of the forms of violence are discussed, along with the effects of violence and the remedies for violence. Finally, the essay discusses the relationship between violence and writing. The most prevalent form of violence that has been depicted in post-war, Korean literature is political violence. According to most... 20th Century...
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North Korean Collection Capabilities
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...KOREAN COLLECTION CAPABILITIES The structure of the North Korean intelligence agencies has since 2009 been concentrated in the hands of the National Defense Commission (NDC).1 The National Intelligence Committee of the Central Committee of the Korean Workers Party controlled before 2009 the North Koreas intelligence organizations.2 Recent changes improved coordination among agencies. Though an autarky, North Korea has developed a self sustainable intelligence system, which has threatened and damaged South Korean assets and politicians on multiple occasions. In the future, they are expected to pose a threat to the US as well. Special operations are North Korea’s powerful tool. Being one... NORTH KOREAN...
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History of Korean Arts
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...Korean Arts and Handicrafts. This website has much to speak about the Korean culturalhistory and is highly influenced by both the cultural aspects and the historical aspects pertaining to Korea. As art forms and handicrafts are real reflection of the history and the culture of the specific area, this website which is an archive of the art and handicrafts of Korea, directly serves as an indicator of Korean culture and history. The introductory statement of the website itself state the further browsing through its WebPages as a journey through the Korean history and as a process of bringing in the beauty of yesterday into the realities...  Antique Online is an explicit website serving as a gallery of...
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Korean Baptist Church
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...Korean Baptist Church Korean Baptist Church as a part of Southern Baptist Convention denomination of churches conforms to the doctrines of SBC. It isconsidered as the largest Korean denomination in the United States. The first Korean Baptist Church in the US was founded by Kim Chang-Soon on May 6, 1956 at Washington D.C. Through the years, Korean Baptist Church has been cherishing a thoughtful biblically based faith. It is committed to proclaim Jesus Christ’s teachings to the nation and the whole world. The church has been a Christ centered congregation who takes literally and seriously both the Great...
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The Korean War
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...Koreans were not willing to wait for "due course" to achieve freedom and independence. They wanted it right away. And there were competing groups of all political stripes ready to take on the job. 3 The wisdom of maintaining American troops in Korea was questioned almost from the very start. To the Joint Chiefs, the troops were needed elsewhere. In the years that followed, with the Cold War becoming more frosty, force levels dropping, and other needs increasing, the question became more urgent. It was not a decision easily made. An ongoing discussion of the subject continued from 1947 to 1949. It revolved around the strategic value of Korea... Korea had been occupied by Japanese troops in 1905, then...
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The Korean War
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...Korean War The invasion occurred three years after the Second World War, and precisely the year 1950 marked the start of the war. North Koreans made surprise attacks on their weaker neighbors seeking unification of the two countries under one authority. The president of North Korea, Kim IL Sung, was loyal to communism and felt that, the south should join (Dutton, 2007). The north was an ally to other communist states, for example, USSR, and this served as a basis for support to the planned invasion. Kim IL Sung observed the importance of unifying the two Korean nations and it was the desire of the president of South Korea, Syng-Man Rhee to invade the North (Kim, 2012). The two countries... ? The Korean...
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Korean Art History Reading
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...Korean Art History Reading Response Essay Kee argues that among the modern art blind spots, there is few apparent contemporary ink painting. Despite the fact that it makes a considerable amount of art making in Asia (particularly Southeast and East Asia) as duly displayed by the huge and enthusiastic collector base, it (ink painting) seldom features in the records or history of contemporary art. Critics view it as medium’s state of rebirth or crisis while the historians view it as a medium’s role to standard modernist movements like abstract expressionism. A number of initiatives have attempted to address the visible invisibility state. In the past decade, various...
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