Feeling Power in Early Chosŏn Korea: Popular Grievances, Royal Rage, and the Problem of Human Sentiments

@article{Cho2015FeelingPI,
  title={Feeling Power in Early Chosŏn Korea: Popular Grievances, Royal Rage, and the Problem of Human Sentiments},
  author={Hwisang Cho},
  journal={Journal of Korean Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={32 - 7}
}
  • Hwisang Cho
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Korean Studies
This article asks why human emotions and expressions of sentiment became the central issues in the academic and political discourse of sixteenth-century Korea and examines their diverse connotations in political usage. The kings of the early Chosŏn period (1392–1910) tried to curb the increasing political power of scholar-officials through the petition system, which would reveal their malfeasances. The excessive flow of grievances through the petition system from the people to the court… Expand
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