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By Yagyong Chong,Choi Byonghyon

ISBN-10: 0520260910

ISBN-13: 9780520260917

this is often the 1st English translation of 1 of Korea’s so much celebrated historic works, a pre-modern vintage so popular to Koreans that it has encouraged modern literature and tv. Written in 1821 via Chong Yagyong (Tasan), Admonitions on Governing the folk (Mongmin simso) is an in depth handbook for district magistrates on how you can govern greater. In encyclopedic model, Chong Yagyong addresses the management, social and fiscal lifestyles, legal justice, the army, and the Confucian ritual method. He offers examples of earlier corrupt officers and discusses themes of the day akin to famine aid and social welfare. A common demand overhauling the Korean ruling approach, the ebook additionally makes the unconventional proposition that the aim of presidency is to serve the pursuits of the folk. This long-awaited translation opens a brand new window on early-nineteenth century Korea and makes to be had to a large viewers a piece whose major matters at the same time go beyond nationwide and cultural boundaries.

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