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The Resource A family of no prominence : the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea, Eugene Y. Park

A family of no prominence : the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea, Eugene Y. Park

Label
A family of no prominence : the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea
Title
A family of no prominence
Title remainder
the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Y. Park
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Koreans are known for their keen interest in genealogy and inherited ancestral status. Yet today's ordinary Korean would be hard pressed to explain the whereabouts of ancestors before the twentieth century. With A Family of No Prominence, Eugene Y. Park gives us a remarkable account of a nonelite family, that of Pak Tokhwa and his descendants (which includes the author). Spanning the early modern and modern eras over three centuries (1590-1945), this narrative of one family of the chungin class of people is a landmark achievement. What we do know of the chungin
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Park, Eugene Y
Dewey number
929.209519
Index
index present
LC call number
CS1339 .P37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pak family
  • Social status
  • Korea
  • Korea
  • Pak family
  • REFERENCE
  • HISTORY / Asia / Korea
  • Social status
  • Korea
Label
A family of no prominence : the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea, Eugene Y. Park
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-226) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Conventions; Prologue; 1. From the Mists of Time; 2. Living with Status Ambiguity: Guardsmen, Merchants, and Illegitimate Children; 3. As a Middle People: Military Officers, Jurists, and Calligraphers; 4. Long Live the Korean Empire: Hopes, Fulfillment, and Frustrations; 5. Fortunes that Rose and Fell with Imperial Korea: The Tayang U In-Laws; 6. Vignettes: Colonial Subjects of Imperial Japan; Epilogue; Character List; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
871860536
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790864
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrrjs6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871860536
Label
A family of no prominence : the descendants of Pak Tŏkhwa and the birth of modern Korea, Eugene Y. Park
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-226) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Conventions; Prologue; 1. From the Mists of Time; 2. Living with Status Ambiguity: Guardsmen, Merchants, and Illegitimate Children; 3. As a Middle People: Military Officers, Jurists, and Calligraphers; 4. Long Live the Korean Empire: Hopes, Fulfillment, and Frustrations; 5. Fortunes that Rose and Fell with Imperial Korea: The Tayang U In-Laws; 6. Vignettes: Colonial Subjects of Imperial Japan; Epilogue; Character List; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
871860536
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790864
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrrjs6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871860536

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