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Family lineage records as a resource for Korean history : a case study of thirty-nine generations of the Sinch'ŏn Kang family (720 A.D.-1955) / Hildi Kang ; with a foreword by Gari Ledyard.

Author/Creator:
Kang, Hildi, 1934-
Publication:
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 270 p., [28] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Korea -- History.
Kang family.
Korea -- Genealogy.
Contents:
1. Chokpo prologue excerpts
2. The founding ancestor: generation 1 (ca. 720 A.D.)
3. The link to Wang Kŏn, founder of Koryŏ: generations 2-6 (ca. 750-870)
4. Early years of the Koryŏ Dynasty: generations 7-13 (910-1150)
5. First solidly historical ancestor: generation 14 (ca. 1190)
6. Mongol (Yuan China) invasions: generations 15-19 (ca. 1210-90)
7. The black sheep: generation 20 (ca. 1310)
8. Creating a new dynasty: generation 21 (1356-96)
9. A skeleton in the closet: generation 21 (ca. 1350)
10. Becoming Confucian: generations 22-27 (ca. 1380-1575)
11. A bona fide hero: generation 28 (1603)
12. Emerging thoughts, changing directions: generations 29-34 (1633-1817)
13. Prelude to oral histories
14. The first Christian: generation 35 (1850-1915)
15. First doctor of Western medicine: generation 36 (1887-1967)
16. Growing up Korean in the Japanese colony: generation 37 (1910-86)
17. Korean bank manager in the Japanese colony: generation 37 (cont.)
18. Irrepressible childhood: generation 38 (1935-)
19. Childhood abandoned, 1945-47: generation 38 (cont.)
20. Turbulent years, 1947-53: generation 38 (concluded)
21. Unraveling the braid.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-248) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780773453395
0773453393
OCLC:
138342521
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