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Korea

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Korea was united in a single kingdom under the Silla dynasty from 668. China, which claimed a vague suzerainty over Korea, recognized Korea’s independence in 1895. Korea concluded trade agreements with the USA (1882), Great Britain, Germany (1883). After the Russo-Japanese war of 1904–5 Korea was virtually a Japanese protectorate until it was formally annexed by Japan on 22 Aug. 1910 thus ending the rule of the Yi dynasty which had begun in 1392.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1979

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  • John Paxton

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