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A Korean Scholar's Rude Awakening in Qing China

Pak Chega's Discourse on Northern Learning

A Korean Scholar's Rude Awakening in Qing China( )
Translator: Choi, Byonghyon
Kye, Seung B.
Atkinson, Timothy V.
Author: Chega, Pak
Series edited by: Buswell, Robert E.
Duncan, John B.
Lee, Namhee
Series title:Korean Classics Library: Historical Materials Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2019
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $68.00
Book Description:

Two years after Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations was published in 1776, Pak Chega's (1750-1805) Discourse on Northern Learning appeared on the opposite corner of the globe. Both books presented notions of wealth and the economy for critical review: the former caused a stir across Europe, the latter influenced only a modest group of Chosŏn (1392-1897) Korea scholars and other intellectuals. Nevertheless, the ideas of both thinkers closely reflected the spirit of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Asia / China
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:1.14 Pounds

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