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Seventeenth-century Korea was a country in crisis--successive invasions by Hideyoshi and the Manchus had rocked the Choson dynasty (1392-1910), which already was weakened by maladministration, internecine bureaucratic factionalism, unfair taxation, concentration of wealth, military problems, and other ills. Yu Hyongwon (1622-1673, pen name, Pan'gye), a recluse scholar, res ...more
Paperback, 1279 pages
Published April 17th 2014 by University of Washington Press (first published July 1996)
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James B. Palais (Korean: 제임스 팔레) (1934-2006) was an American academic, author and scholar of Korean history. He was Professor of Korean History at the University of Washington; and he was a key figure in establishing Korean studies in the United States.