"This book should be ranked among the best in the field of Korean studies and should be required reading for those interested in Korea studies and/or serious about Japanese and Asian studies." --Journal of Asian Studies
"A superb case study in colonial industrialization." -American Historical Review
"[An] enlightening and highly innovative work on modern economic development. This is a book of award-winning quality, thoroughly researched in both Korean and Japanese sources, and brilliantly presented." --Library Journal"Eckert's richly textured book, illustrated by some rare photographs, makes fascinating reading to the last of its many notes. It impresses by its elegant style as well as by the balanced judgement with which the author deals withthe many sensitive issues addressed in this work. . . . This book must become required reading for all students of East Asia in the twentieth century." --Journal of the School of Oriental and African Studies
"No one can now or in the future talk about the Japanese rule in Korea with any degree of authority without reading this book. . . . The book is a work of magnificent scholarship. Eckert has done a great service, advancing our knowledge of modern Korea and Japan." --Korean Studies
Winner of the John Whitney Hall Book Prize, sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies
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Carter J. Eckert and argues that Japanese imperialism, while politically oppressive, was also the catalyst and cradle of modern Korean industrial development.About the Author:
Carter J. Eckert is Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History at Harvard University.
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