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Under the Black Umbrella: Voices from Colonial Korea, 1910–1945


In the rich and varied life stories in Under the Black Umbrella, elderly Koreans recall incidents that illustrate the complexities of Korea during the colonial period. Hildi Kang here reinvigorates a period of Korean history long shrouded in the silence of those who endured under the “black umbrella” of Japanese colonial rule. Existing descriptions of the colonial period tend to focus on extremes: imperial repression and national resistance, Japanese subjugation and Korean suffering, Korean…


Under The Black Umbrella

Pub Date : 2013-09-30 | Author : Hildi Kang | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801470158
ISBN 13 : 0801470153

In the rich and varied life stories in Under the Black Umbrella, elderly Koreans recall incidents that illustrate the complexities of Korea during the colonial period. Hildi Kang h..


Under The Black Umbrella

Pub Date : 2013-09-30 | Author : Hildi Kang | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780801470165
ISBN 13 : 0801470161

In the rich and varied life stories in Under the Black Umbrella, elderly Koreans recall incidents that illustrate the complexities of Korea during the colonial period. Hildi Kang h..


Under The Black Umbrella

Pub Date : 2005-10-20 | Author : Hildi Kang | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801472709
ISBN 13 : 9780801472701

Accessible and attractive narratives, linked by brief historical overviews, provide a large and fully textured view of Korea under Japanese rule...


Colonial Rule And Social Change In Korea 1910 1945

Pub Date : 2013-09-22 | Author : Hong Yung Lee | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 9780295804491
ISBN 13 : 0295804491

Colonial Rule and Social Change in Korea 1910-1945 highlights the complex interaction between indigenous activity and colonial governance, emphasizing how Japanese rule adapted to ..


Reading Colonial Japan

Pub Date : 2012-03-28 | Author : Michele Mason | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804781596
ISBN 13 : 0804781591

By any measure, Japan's modern empire was formidable. The only major non-western colonial power in the 20th century, Japan controlled a vast area of Asia and numerous archipelagos ..


Korean Society

Pub Date : 2006-11-22 | Author : Charles K. Armstrong | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135986384
ISBN 13 : 113598638X

While most analyses of Korean politics have looked to elites to explain political change, this new and revised edition of Korean Society examines the role of ordinary people in thi..


Peasant Protest Social Change In Colonial Korea

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Gi-Wook Shin | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 0295975482
ISBN 13 : 9780295975481

The period from 1876 to 1946 in Korea marked a turbulent time when the country opened its market to foreign powers, became subject to Japanese colonialism, and was swept into agric..


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