Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

A Historic Territory In Koryo

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The notion of a historic home territory is of immediate importance to the process of identity formation, the establishment of a community and the formation of transregional identifications. The Koryŏ dynasty was founded by reuniting the three states that had come into being after the disintegration of the Shilla state. The Wang lineage was not a foreign clan, nor was the unification of the peninsula achieved by relying on a great number of foreign troops. This chapter deals with the issue of political identification and successionism below; suffice it to say here that except for the dynastic myth of the Wang lineage, identification with previous inhabit- ants of the peninsula was thought to be complete. In order to explore the notion of a historic home territory, we should look further back than Koryŏ, deep into Shilla history.

Keywords: historic territory; Koryŏ dynasty; Shilla history

10.1163/ej.9789004183254.i-484.14
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004183254.i-484.14
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation