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Early Korea-Japan Interactions

From the publisher’s website: Volumes in the Early Korea Project Occasional Series focus on central issues related to the study of early Korean history and archaeology. The present volume presents seven studies of interactions between societies and polities on the Korean peninsula and the Japanese archipelago from an archaeological perspective. The time periods reflected in … [Read More]

Early Korea 3: The Rediscovery of Kaya in History and Archaeology

From the publisher’s website: Early Korea is dedicated to developing the fields of early Korean history and archaeology in the English language. Volume Three features six articles written by Korean scholars who specialize in the subjects presented herein. The featured section includes three articles written on the Kaya polities in Korean history, with focuses on political … [Read More]

Korean Impact on Japanese Culture: Japan’s Hidden History

From the dust jacket: This account of the founding of Japan’s imperial line and the subsequent introduction of Buddhism is a major extension beyond already published works. Both in the East and the West, scholars have customarily ignored the pivotal role played by Koreans in the early centuries of Japan’s cultural development. Facts are drawn … [Read More]