Assimilating Seoul : Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945
By: Henry, Todd A.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (320 p.).ISBN: 9780520958418.Subject(s): Japanese -- Korea (South) -- Seoul -- History -- 20th century | Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945 | Koreans -- Cultural assimilation -- Korea (South) -- Seoul -- History -- 20th century | Public spaces -- Social aspects -- Korea (South) -- Seoul -- History -- 20th century | Seoul (Korea) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century | Seoul (Korea) -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assimilating Seoul : Japanese Rule and the Politics of Public Space in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945DDC classification: 951.95 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Note on Place Names; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction. Assimilation and Space: Toward an Ethnography of Japanese Rule; 1. Constructing Keijō: The Uneven Spaces of a Colonial Capital; 2. Spiritual Assimilation: Namsan's Shintō Shrines and Their Festival Celebrations; 3. Material Assimilation: Colonial Expositions on the Kyŏngbok Palace Grounds; 4. Civic Assimilation: Sanitary Life in Neighborhood Keijō; 5. Imperial Subjectification: The Collapsing Spaces of a Wartime City
Epilogue. After Empire's Demise: The Postcolonial Remaking of Seoul's Public SpacesNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Assimilating Seoul, the first book-length study written in English about Seoul during the colonial period, challenges conventional nationalist paradigms by revealing the intersection of Korean and Japanese history in this important capital. Through microhistories of Shinto festivals, industrial expositions, and sanitation campaigns, Todd A. Henry offers a transnational account that treats the city's public spaces as ""contact zones,"" showing how residents negotiated pressures to become loyal, industrious, and hygienic subjects of the Japanese empire. Unlike previous, top-down analyses, this e
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