Generals and Scholars: Military Rule in Medieval Korea

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Generals and Scholars is the first work in English to examine fully military rule during the Koryo. Although it lasted for only a century, the period was one of dynamic change--a time of institutional development, social transformation, and the reassertion of the civil service examination and Confucian ideology coupled with the flowering of Son (Zen) Buddhism. (When confronted with fundamental matters of rule, however, Ch'oe leaders frequently opted for the status quo and in the end aligned with many traditional civil ...

Generals and Scholars: Military Rule in Medieval Korea 2000, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824821883

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Generals and Scholars: Military Rule in Medieval Korea 1994, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824823245

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