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Min Yŏng-hwan : a political biography / Michael Finch.

Author/Creator:
Finch, Michael, 1957-
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press : Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaiʻi, ©2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 256 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Hawaiʻi studies on Korea
Hawaiʻi studies on Korea
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Subjects:
Min, Yŏng-hwan, 1861-1905.
Statesmen -- Korea -- Biography.
Korea -- Politics and government -- 1864-1910.
Contents:
Early Life and Political Career
The Closing Decades of the Choson Dynasty (1866-1910)
The Intellectual Background of Late Choson
Min's Family Background and Early Life
Min's Early Political Career (1877-1882)
The Soldiers' Rebellion of 1882
Min's Career from 1884 until the Sino-Japanese War
Proposals for Reform
The Date of Composition of Ch'onilch'aek
Min's Assessment of Choson's Relations with Russia, Japan, and China, and of the Tonghak Problem
The Perceived Russian Threat
The Perceived Japanese Threat
Choson's Relationship with China
The Tonghak Problem
Min's Ten Proposals for Preparation and Defense
Employing Talented People
Restoring the Fundamental Principles of Government
Reform of the Military System
Adequate Storage of Materials
The Repair of Weapons
The Defense of Strategic Points
Relieving the People's Suffering
Managing Wealth and Expenditure
Promotion of Schools
Relations with Neighboring Countries
Mission to Russia
Brief History of Russo-Korean Relations
The Background and Purpose of Min's 1896 Mission to Russia
The Authorship of Haech'on ch'ubom
The Journey to Russia
Min's Diplomatic Activity and Negotiations in Moscow
The Choson Mission's Diplomatic Activity and Negotiations in St. Petersburg
Min's Relationship with His Adjutant, Yun Ch'i-ho
The Choson Mission's Encounter with Western Technology and Institutions in St. Petersburg
The Return Journey and Min's Encounters with Korean Immigrants in Siberia.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-243) and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Online Service)
Other format:
Online version: Finch, Michael, 1957- Min Yŏng-hwan.
ISBN:
9780824863616 (electronic bk.)
0824863615 (electronic bk.)
0824825209
9780824825201
Publisher Number:
99984529536
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.