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By Yagyong Chong,Choi Byonghyon

this can be the 1st English translation of 1 of Korea’s so much celebrated old works, a pre-modern vintage so renowned to Koreans that it has encouraged modern literature and tv. Written in 1821 by way of Chong Yagyong (Tasan), Admonitions on Governing the folks (Mongmin simso) is a close handbook for district magistrates on the way to govern greater. In encyclopedic type, Chong Yagyong addresses the management, social and fiscal existence, legal justice, the army, and the Confucian ritual procedure. He offers examples of previous corrupt officers and discusses themes of the day corresponding to famine reduction and social welfare. A normal demand overhauling the Korean ruling process, the publication 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 on hand to a large viewers a piece whose major issues at the same time go beyond nationwide and cultural boundaries.

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