Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution, 1945-1950
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During the founding of North Korea, competing visions of an ideal modern state proliferated. Independence and democracy were touted by all, but plans for the future of North Korea differed in their ideas about how everyday life should be organized. Daily life came under scrutiny as the primary arena for social change in public and private life. In Everyday Life in the North Korean Revolution, 1945–1950, Kim examines the revolutionary events that shaped people’s lives in the development of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. By shifting the historical focus from the state and the Great Leader to how villagers experienced social revolution, Kim offers new insights into why North Korea…
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 8/7/2013
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.98" tall
Suzy Kim is Assistant Professor of Korean History at Rutgers University.
|List of Illustrations|
|List of Tables|
|Revolutions in the Everyday|
|Legacies: Fomenting the Revolution|
|Three Reforms: Initiating the Revolution|
|The Collective: Enacting the Revolution|
|Autobiographies: Narrating the Revolution|
|Revolutionary Motherhood: Gendering the Revolution|
|"Liberated Space": Remembering the Revolution|
|Appendix: Sample Curricula|