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Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea, 1920-1925

Publisher: , 1989.
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From the publisher’s website:

By studying the early splits within Korean nationalism, Michael Robinson shows that the issues faced by Korean nationalists during the Japanese colonial period were complex and enduring. In doing so, Robinson, in this classic text, provides a new context with which to analyze the difficult issues of political identity and national unity that remain central to contemporary Korean politics.

Michael Edson Robinson is professor of East Asian languages and cultures at Indiana University.


1. Modern Korean Nationalism
2. The Rise of Cultural Nationalism
3. Within Limits: Moderate Nationalism Movements
4. The Radical Critique of Cultural Nationalism
5. Intellectual Crisis in Colonial Korea
6. Conclusion

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