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A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597--1600

The Writings of Kang Hang

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597--1600( )
Editor: Haboush, JaHyun Kim
Robinson, Kenneth R.
ISBN:978-0-231-53511-3
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $29.99
Book Description:

Kang Hang was a Korean scholar-official taken prisoner in 1597 by an invading Japanese army during the Imjin War of 1592-1598. While in captivity in Japan, Kang recorded his thoughts on human civilization, war, and the enemy’s culture and society, acting in effect as a spy for his king. Arranged and printed in the seventeenth century as Kanyangnok, or The Record of a Shepherd, Kang’s writings were extremely valuable to his government, offering new...
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Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Asia / Japan
History / Asia / Korea
History / Military / General
Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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