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Colonizing the Port City Pusan in Korea: a study of the process of Japanese domination in the urban space of Pusan during the open-port period (1876-1910)

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This dissertation aims to analyze the transformation of Pusan by examining the social, political, economic, and cultural changes during the open-port period (1876-1910). Prior to annexation, Pusan, as the first open port in Korea, reflected features of the colonial urban development in which alien power achieved and sustained a hegemonic domination on socio-cultural-economic dimensions of people’s lives.

Colonial history in Korea has been divided and moving on parallel lines. The ‘...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2014-06-02

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