A Korean Military Revolution?: Parallel Military Innovations in East Asia and Europe

@article{Andrade2014AKM,
  title={A Korean Military Revolution?: Parallel Military Innovations in East Asia and Europe},
  author={Tonio Andrade and Tonio Hyeok Hweon Kirsten Kang and Tonio Hyeok Hweon Kirsten Cooper},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={51 - 84}
}
This article argues that advances in drilling techniques and the use of muskets—essential ingredients of the famous Military Revolution paradigm—were central to Korean military reforms following the Imjin War of 1592–1598. Drawing on recent work in East Asian military history that argues that guns also wrought deep changes in non-European ways of war, we use the Korean military of the Chosŏn dynasty, a fascinating nexus of Chinese, Japanese, and Dutch influences, as a case study to compare East… Expand

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