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Multi-proxy dating the ‘Millennium Eruption’ of Changbaishan to late 946 CE
Ranking among the largest volcanic eruptions of the Common Era (CE), the ‘Millennium Eruption’ of Changbaishan produced a widely-dispersed tephra layer (known as the B-Tm ash), which represents anExpand
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Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170
[Recognizing the uniquely codified pluralist orientation of early Koryŏ society (918-1170), this book presents a radical re-evaluation of Koryŏ identities and self-perceptions, which entailsExpand
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Chapter Five. The Koryo Ruler, Common Focus Of Obedience And Worship
Shared subjection to the same ruler and the worshipping of his persona as the human link between heaven and earth were important aspects of Koryŏ society. The ruler occupied the centre of theExpand
Listening to the Beat of Different Drums : Rituals, Music, and Ideology in Goryeo
Music played an important role in the Goryeo dynasty. The administrative apparatus of Goryeo was largely Confucian in orientation and as such, music was considered to be of paramount importance inExpand
Chapter Eight. The Origins Of Koryo Pluralism
This chapter provides a more general and abstracts background to Koryŏ pluralism as well as some possible historical reasons for its development. Koryŏ pluralism can partly be traced back to aExpand
Narratives of Inauthenticity, Impurity, and Disorder. Or: How Forgeries, Half-castes, and Hooligans Shaped Pre-modern Korean History
Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies. Vol.11 No.2 © 2011 Academy of East Asian Studies. 183-208 email of the author: rebreuker@gmail.com 183 This paper starts and ends with the 1010 invasion ofExpand
Chapter Two. A Historic Territory In Koryo
The notion of a historic home territory is of immediate importance to the process of identity formation, the establishment of a community and the formation of transregional identifications. The KoryŏExpand