• Korean People Korea Japanese Japan
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    Did Japan modernize or Korea? Scholars have debated this question with vigor throughout this century. I do not believe the answer is so black and white. While looking at the history of the colonization, evidence of both should appear. The word colonization alone generally means to move into another people's land and exploit resources. However, positive results can appear during a negative situation. Regardless of what point of view an individual takes, there is no doubt that Japan has dramatical...
  • United State States War People
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    Throughout the past 70 years the U. S. has been involved in hundreds of conflicts all around the globe. Every time the United States troops are deployed to a foreign country, citizens of the U. S. want to know why. People begin to ask questions like, "what is the purpose of this" or "what is the nature of our involvement" Nobody wants to see the strong youth of our nation shipped of to a foreign country to get slaughtered without good cause. Millions of American men and women have devoted their...
  • The Aesthetics Of Korean Art
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    The Aesthetics of Korean Art First and foremost, I think Korean art is realized by its love for naturalness. In everything from architecture to everyday furniture and ornaments to paintings, this aspect of Korean aesthetism is shown. If you look at the furniture pieces made of wood from the Kory o and Chosen period, you can see that most of the furniture, except for some of the luxurious ones used in court, have their natural wooden texture to it, unlike the furniture or ornaments of China or Ja...
  • Korean People Japanese Language Identity
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    Lost Names, by Richard E. Kim, is a novel about a young boy growing up during the Japanese occupation of Korea during the period of 1932 to 1945. Japan gained complete political control of Korea in 1906 after the assassination of Ito Hirobumi by a Korean nationalist. By this time of narrative the occupation had become deeply entrenched in the Korean culture, affecting aspects of everyday life such as education and access to goods. A nation's identity is composed of distinctive elements of cultur...
  • The Clan Records Japanese Names
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    Russia occupied Korea for the ten years before the Russo-Japanese War of 1905. With the Treaty of Portsmouth that ended the war, Russia handed over control of Korea to Japan and "Japan asserted herself as a power among her Asian neighbors. Japan's next move was to establish the Protectorate Treaty (1905) " (First, 1). In 1910, the Yi Dynasty came to an end and political and economic control went to Japan completely. "From the on start of the Meiji Restoration, Japan had it's eye on Korea" (First...
  • Division Of Korea In 1945
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    What forces and factors led to the division of Korea in 1945, and how have they affected the political development of the two divided states? Introduction Korea was a unified country for 13 centuries from the mid-7 th century until the year 1945 when it became an early victim of the Cold War and got tragically divided into two countries. The Republic of Korea in the South and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the North have since developed into two very different countr...
  • South Korea Essay Korean Business Culture
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    Korea is known as the "Land of the Morning Calm." This expression comes from the beginning of the modern history of Korea. Kory o means "high" and "clear." This word symbolizes the clear blue sky of Korea. The beautiful nature of Korea is expressed through this ancient name. The beginning of Korean history started from 2333 B. C. The Korean peninsular adjoins China and Japan. Korea was conquered by Japan and divided into South and North Korea at the end of World War II. The Korean War caused de...