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Kyongju Things Assembling Place

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ISBN-10: 0472050303

ISBN-13: 9780472050307

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Oppenheim

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Kyongju is South Korea's preeminent "culture city," an urban site rich with archaeological wonders that residents compare to those of Nara, Xian, and Rome. By examining these ancient objects in relation to the controversies that engulfed South Korea's high-speed railway line when it was first proposed in the 1990s,Kyongju Thingsoffers a grounded and theoretically sophisticated account of South Korean development and citizenship in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Its sensitivity to issues of place, knowledge, and cultural heritage and its innovative use of network theory will be of interest to a wide range of scholars in anthropology, Asian studies, the history of science and…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 5/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Sports Day, Mushroom and Locomotive
Models
The Grounds of Cultural Continuity
The Most Beautiful Events in the World
Levers
Object Orientations
Look at the Mountain
Assemblies
On Having a Plan
Collaborations
Engineering Subjectivities
Conclusion & Epilogue
References
Index