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Korean 352:Literature of Modern and Contemporary Korea


General Resources

Research Organizations/Associations

Other Organizations/Associations



Histopia / 한국사포탈사이트 General information on Korean history, including a geneaological table. In Korean.

The Independence Hall of Korea / 독립기념관 Dedicated to displaying Korean history from past to present, focusing on the independence movements of the Japanese colonial period, and to collecting, preserving, exhibiting, studying, and researching the materials and resources about Korean history.

Korean History Project  Links to Korea in the Eye of the Tiger, a full-length book that tells the sweeping saga of East Asian history and the complex relationships among Korea, China, Manchuria, Mongolia, Russia, Japan, Europe, and the United States in their quest for power and influence in Asia; its companion feature, Journey to Asia; search engine; essays and personal perspectives.

May 18 Memorial Foundation / 5.18 기념재단  Comprehensive information on the history of May 18 uprising.

Newspaper articles on Koreans living in Japan before the war  This database has citations for almost 30,000 items. Maintained by Mizuno Naoki at Kyoto Daigaku. In Japanese.

List and description from Library of Congress's Portal to the World


Most of the resources in Literature, Films, Women's Studies, and Korean War are from Committee on Korean Materials Internet Resources Subject Guides


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Film Festivals