From the Print World

Suggested Readings in Sino-North Korean Relations:

Alisa Jones, “Nationalizing the Past: Korea in Chinese History,” Journal of Northeast Asian History, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Winter 2009): 103-140. [full text here as pdf.]

CHO Kyeongran, “Contemporary Chinese Nationalism and East Asia,” Journal of Northeast Asian History, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Winter 2009): 31-75. [full text available here]

KIM Jeonghyun, “Changes in the Historiography of Korean History in Chinese History Textbooks: Criticisms from Korean Scholars,” Journal of Northeast Asian History, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Summer 2010): 67-98.

Suggested Reading in Korean and Japanese History:

IM Chong-Myong, “The Production of Warrior-Kukmin and the Appropriation of DPRK by the ROK in its Early Days,” Hanguk Ryoksa Yongu 韩国历史研究, No. 151 (December 2010): 175-226.

Mark Caprio, “New Interpretations of Japan’s Annexation of Korea: A Conservative Agenda Groping for ‘Normalcy,'” Acta Koreana, Vol. 13, No. 1 (June 2010): 113-134.

Alan Tansman, ed., The Culture of Japanese Facism (Durham: Duke University Press, 2009).

Alan Tansman, ed., The Aesthetics of  Japanese Facism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009).

Ko Yangmo, “Dealing with Historical Issues in Japan and Germany:
Ruling Coalitions, Transnational Activism, and Conservative Reaction,” Ph.D. dissertation, George Washington University, 2010. [full text available here]

Lots to catch up on.  Thank you, University of Washington East Asia Library!  And, dear discerning readers, consider bookmarking the archives of the Korea-funded Journal of Northeast Asian History for the next time you need more than a little quality fodder for your next essay on (what else?) historical reconciliation in East Asia.

Reader, poet, painter, painter of tones....Nick Butler in Tacoma, Washington, USA

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