The Collectivism of Korea

1 8 min 2 yrs

The idea of the Koreans being one distinct people of one blood, has always been unconsciously present in the society. This oneness only congealed to bring the Koreans to a unanimous stand in defiance to Japanese colonialization from 1910 to 1945. Revolutionaries rejuvenated the ‘Dangun myth’, using it to provide the people with a legitimate base for being a distinctive race from the Japanese people.

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