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Investigating the late sixteenth through the nineteenth century, this work looks at the shifting boundaries between the Choson state and the adherents of Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity, and popular religions. Seeking to define the meaning and constitutive elements of the hegemonic group and a particular marginalized community in this Confucian state, the contributors argue that the power of each group and the space it occupied were determined by a dynamic interaction of ideology, governmental policies, and the group's self-perceptions.

Collectively, the volume counters the static view of the Korean Confucian state, elucidates its relationship to the wider Confucian community and religious groups, and suggests new views of the complex way in which each negotiated and adjusted its ideology and practices in response to the state's activities.

About the Author

JaHyun Kim Haboush is Professor of East Asian History and Culture at the University of Illinois.Martina Deuchler is Professor of Korean Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Table of Contents

Preface

Contributors

Introduction
JaHyun Kim Haboush and Martina Deuchier

Private Academies and the State in Late Chosŏn Korea
Yŏng-ho Ch'oe

Constructing the Center: The Ritual Controversy and the Search for a New Identity in Seventeenth-Century Korea
JaHyun Kim Haboush

Despoilers of the Way--Insulters of the Sages: Controversies over the Classics in Seventeenth-Century Korea
Martina Deuchler

Buddhism Under Confucian Domination: The Synthetic Vision of Sŏsan Hyujŏng
Robert E. Buswell, Jr.

Popular Religion in a Confucianized Society
Boudewijn Wairaven

A Different Thread: Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, and Catholicism in a Confucian World
Don Baker

Notes

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674007741
Editor:
Haboush, Jahyun Kim
Editor:
Deuchler, Martina
Editor:
Haboush, Jahyun Kim
Editor:
Deuchler, Martina
Author:
Haboush, Jahyun Kim
Author:
Deuchler, Martina
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Korea
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Asia - Korea
Subject:
World History-Korea
Subject:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Subject:
Religion-Confucianism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Harvard East Asian Monographs Harvard-Hallym Series on Korea
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 tables
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16 oz

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