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    There were three treaties that progressively brought Korea under Japan’s rule. The first of these treaties was the Japan-Korea Treaty of 1876. The treaty also known as the Treaty of Ganghwa Island in Korea was signed by representatives between the Empire of Japan and the Kingdom of Joseon on February 26, 1876. There were a few things that led up to the creation of the treaty. One…

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    hitching post” were written in different historical backgrounds; “The white rabbit” has a setting of Japanese colonial period and “Mother’s hitching post” has a setting of the Korean war. However, the two stories express one common theme, which is the pain of Koreans. In his story, “The white rabbit”, Kim Yu-jong describes the pain of Koreans who felt powerless due to their loss of nationality under Japan’s colonization. In Park Won-so’s story “Mother’s hitching post”, she portrays the pain of…

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    South Korea Essay

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    Great changes in culture and advancements in technology in short spans of time, staying strong under less than friendly circumstances. That is the Modus Operandi of South Korea, despite the nation’s relatively young age, and conditions of coming into existence; it is a major Asian power. Prosper in the face of adversity, with the odds stacked against you, when no one expects you to. Seeing where something comes from can shed light on how it became the way it is. When someone or something is…

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    main legacies was the creation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or North Korea. Named the Hermetic State, it stands as one of the few totalitarian countries today. However, the current regime in North Korea would not have come to life had there been no Soviet influence on that peninsula. If there was no USSR influence, Communism, anti-American sentiment and the eventual dictatorship would never have sprung up in Korea. Through their like-minded ideals, like a puppet master the…

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    Korean History

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    Korea has a long history that dates back thousands of years, much of it has been dominated by foreign powers. China and Japan had a huge role in shaping the current Korean history, which has been met with much controversy. The constant clash of historical narratives continue to cause conflict today. With all the different interpretations, it is hard to tell which history is correct. This paper will discuss the three different interpretations of Korean history from Japan, China, and South Korea.…

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    fought for South Korea, and China fought for North Korea, who was also assisted by the Soviet Union. The Korean War was three different conflicts from the perspective of the disparate groups who fought in it. For North and South Korea, the conflict was a civil war, a struggle with no possible compromise between two competing visions for Korea’s future. To the North was a coalition led by three dictators Josef Stalin, Mao Zedong, and Kim Il-sung devoted to creating a Communist Korea, a…

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    Comfort Women Essay

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    history of Korea. The disastrous history is about “military comfort women” during World War Two when Korea was under Japanese rule. In fact, a ‘comfort woman’ is an inappropriate word for the female victims; a ‘sex slave’ is the correct term. Although the sex slave is the right term, people use the ‘comfort women’ because it is well known by many people and sounds smoother than the sex slave. When Korea was under Japanese rule,…

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    Horserider Theory

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    interesting question, why and how the connection was build. Different explanations were forged and debates are fierce given limited information during that period. One very influential one called Horserider theory argues that Korean people invaded Japanese islands where no state is presented and bring them advanced political, cultural, material and technology after conquest. The argument suffers from weakness including arbitrary division between historical period, misinterpretation of the…

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    of North Korea, Pyongyang is a city that went through a series of political, economic and social change over the 20th century. Pyongyang’s first major change was in its urban spatial structure in the 1930s when the city was under Japan’s rule. The city at the time resembled a capitalist city model which promoted commercial and industrial development. However, the city’s model completely transformed in 1953, after the Korean war. The Soviet Union introduced socialist ideals to North Korea and…

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    Government In North Korea

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    In the northern portion of the Korean Peninsula, bordering the Korean Bay and Sea of Japan, North Korea makes up for more than half of the entire area. Twenty percent larger than South Korea, at 46,540 square miles, it is comparable to the size of Mississippi. The vast majority of the land consists of mountains and narrow valleys, making it so only about one-fourth of the country to has inhabitants. Due to the deforestation of the land for agricultural purposes, it is becoming more and more…

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