Lecture 7

Lecture 7 - The Perilous Path of Modernization 1897emperor...

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The Perilous Path of Modernization 1897 emperor Han Empire Decentering China: Expressions of Korea’s national identity o Reevaluation of China’s relationship to Korea after defeat in 1894-5 War Equality among nation states o New impulse to articulate unique national identity as independent recovery of “pure” Korean culture o Discussion Question: How did practices like the crowning of the Korean Emperor and the design of the Korean flag paradoxically reject and reinforce values borrowed from China? (Schmid) Struggle to have a pure Korean culture The flag o Restoration of monarchy as “official nationalsm” Korean sovereignty on peninsula o Kingdom of Choson Great Han Empire (1897) o Independence Club (est 1896) advocated instead people-centered nation Discussion Question How was this vision of the nation expressed in Club strategies? o
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