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The Publication System of Korean History Textbooks

Publication at Faculty of Arts |


The presentation aims to present system of compilation and publication of Korean history textbooks (with focus on high school textbooks) since 1945. It follows first publications after the liberation from Japanese occupation, influence of the USA and USSR governments on textbooks between 1945-1948, first textbooks after division of Korea into Republic of Korea and Democratic People's Republic of Korea, nationalization of the contents in 1960-70s and in case of ROK, modernization of the contents in the 1990s.