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An Chunggŭn: His Life and Thought in His Own Words

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Publisher: , 2020.
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In An Chunggŭn: His Life and Thought in his own Words, Jieun Han and Franklin Rausch provide a complete translation of all of An’s writings and excerpts from his trial and appeal. Though An is most famous for killing Itō Hirobumi, the contents of this volume show that there was much more to him than that. For instance, far from being anti-Japanese, An thought deeply about how China, Japan, and Korea could work together to build a regional peace that would eventually spread throughout the world. Now, for the first time, all of An’s extant writings have been assembled together into an English translation that includes annotations and an introduction that places An and his works in their historical context.
This translation was funded by the Institute of Korean Studies, Yonsei University.

Franklin Rausch, Ph.D. (2011), University of British Columbia, is Associate Professor of History at Lander University. He has published translations and articles on East Asia, with a focus on Korean Catholicism and An Chunggŭn.
Jieun Han, Ph.D. (2017), Yonsei University, is a senior researcher of the Academy of East Asian Studies, Sungkyunkwan University. She has published articles and translations on Korean historic figures, including An Chunggŭn.

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