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America's Man in Korea is the story of America's initial involvement in Korea as told through the private family letters of U.S. Navy ensign George Clayton Foulk, Washington's representative in Seoul in the mid-1880s.
With indexing of publications since 1915, PAIS includes bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, government documents, grey literature, and more. Material about events in Korea represent the contemporary scholarly and political views.
Sands was appointed second secretary of legation at Tokyo, and in the following year became the first secretary of legation at Seoul, where he remained for two years. Between 1900-1904 he served as adviser to Emperor Gojong of Korea
Request through borrow direct. Min Yŏnghwan was a statesman and reformist of late Chosŏn dynasty Korea. His suicide in protest of the 1905 Japanese-Korean Treaty of Protection made him a "powerful symbol of Korean independence" and led to his being regarded as a major patriot in Korea to this day. Min's detailed descriptions of his journeys to Russia and London produce vivid images of the world at that time while also revealing Min's perceptions of it from his Confucian background.
This is a collection of the English writings of Philip Jaisohn (So Chae-p'il in Korean, 1864-1951), a Korean-born American medical doctor who made an outstanding contribution to the causes of Korean reform and independence beginning in the 1880s and stretching all the way to 1951.
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The Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) produced an abundance of epistles, writings that mirror the genres of neighboring countries (especially China) while retaining their own specific historical trajectory. Written in both literary Chinese and vernacular Korean, the writings collected here range from royal public edicts to private letters, a fascinating array that blurs the line between classical and everyday language and the divisions between men and women.
The Japan Times was launched on March 22, 1897, with the goal of giving Japanese an opportunity to read and discuss news and current events in English to help Japan to participate in the international community. The paper was independent of government control, but from 1931 onward, the Japanese government was mounting pressure on the paper's editors to submit to its policies. It became and remains the widest circulating English language newspaper in Japan.