Asia's Unknown Uprising Volume 1: South Korean Social by George Katsafiacas

By George Katsafiacas

This illuminating quantity offers a close research of the oft-hidden but significant uprisings that experience patterned Korea's politics and society. An emphasis is put upon social events and grass-roots counter-elite dynamics instead of leaders, noting how the intelligence of normal humans surpasses that of the leaders protecting the reins of energy. From the 1894 Tonghak rebellion to the 1980 Gwanju rebellion, Korean reports act the following as a baseboard for a better exploration of world social circulate within the twenty first century.

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