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SwopeBOCSQF - History 240 Professor Hastings STUDY GUIDE ON...

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History 240 Professor Hastings November 12, 2009 STUDY GUIDE ON Swope AND selections from Book of Corrections On November 19 , there will be a quiz on a scholarly article by Kenneth M. Swope and several passages from the Book of Corrections . To prepare for this quiz, you should use the study questions below. The multiple choice questions for the quiz will be drawn from the material to which the study questions direct your attention. ADVICE: 1. The article by Kenneth M. Swope is available on JSTOR. The exact citation is: Swope, Kenneth M. “Crouching Tigers, Secret Weapons: Military Technology Employed during the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598.” Journal of Military History 69, No. 1 (January 2005):11-41. 2. On Blackboard, in the “Source Materials” folder, there are directions for downloading files from JSTOR. 3. Selections from the Book of Corrections by Yu Songnyong are available in the “Source Materials” folder on Blackboard. 4. Yu Songnyong, who wrote the Book of Corrections , was a high councilor of state during the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598 (Imjin War). He wrote this memoir to prevent future disasters. 5. There are notes accompanying the text of the Book of Corrections . Enjoy them, but the information in the notes will not be included in the quiz. 6. Because he is writing about real events, Yu Songnyong includes a great many names. You need notice only those included in the review questions.
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2 Study Questions on “Crouching Tigers, Secret Weapons: Military Technology Employed during the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598” by Kenneth M. Swope Who wrote this article? 1. Where did Kenneth M. Swope earn his Ph.D.? Ph.D. in history at the University of Michigan 2. In what department of which university does he teach? Assistant professor of history at Ball State University 3. What did he write his dissertation on? “The Three Great Campaigns of the Wanli Emperor, 1592-1600: Court, military, and society in late sixteenth century china” 4. What languages does he read? What is the main focus of the article? 1. On what aspect of the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598 does Swope concentrate? Military Technology 2. In Japanese histories of the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598, who is thought to be the winner? 3. In Chinese histories of the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598, who is thought to be the winner? Why? 4. What does Swope contend shaped the war more than anything else? Military technology 5. What does Swope give as his major example of a technology from outside Asia that was used in the Sino-Japanese Korean War, 1592-1598 Muskets and cannons 6. Before the coming of the Europeans in the sixteenth century, who were the major disseminators of military technology in Asia? Ming Chinese
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  • Spring '08
  • ROWE
  • Koreans, Joseon Dynasty, Japanese invasions of Korea, Yi Sun-sin, Kenneth M. Swope, Sino-Japanese Korean War

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