Assimilating Seoul (Asia Pacific Modern)

"[Assimilating Seoul] delivers an impressive contribution to the growing collection of research on Japanese imperial history in Korea, and the Japanese-Korean relationship in particular. ... It defies categorization as either a Japanese or Korean history to serve as a valuable artery of both during the time of Japan’s colonial subjugation of the peninsula." "Moving beyond top-down accounts of colonialism, Assimilating Seoul offers a ...