Corpus ID: 211391307

Discourses of Nation: Tensions in Early Modern Korea-Japan Relations

@inproceedings{Cho2017DiscoursesON,
  title={Discourses of Nation: Tensions in Early Modern Korea-Japan Relations},
  author={I. Cho},
  year={2017}
}
  • I. Cho
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
This dissertation reframes the patterns of interaction between Korean and Japanese officials and scholars of the early modern period as a clash and conflict driven by what historian Eric Hobsbawm (1917–2012) referred to as “proto-nationalism,” pre-modern forms of political bonds and identities that may have contributed to the swift rise of modern nationalism as a powerful political force in the modern era. Working primarily through the prism of intellectual history, this dissertation shows that… Expand