This is the first comprehensive English-language history of the Korean people, offering Western readers a synthesis of the latest and best scholarship on Korean history and culture from the earliest times to the present. Prof. Nahm's work presents a fresh and scholarly ansysis of the origins, the growth and never- ending process of changes in political, economic, social and cultural patterns of the Korean society throughout the ages, as well as historical and contemporary interactions of the Korean people with their neighbors near and far.
신한국사 통론 한민족의 역사를 영어로 쓴 첫번째 종합서이다. 수천년에 걸친 정치, 경제, 문화패턴의 기원과 끊임없는 변천과 정을 근대사 중심으로 선명하게 밝혔다. 주요특징은 학계에선 처음으로 남북한의 발전상을 섬세하게 기술하고 있다는 것이다.
Andrew C. Nahm
The last Andrew C. Nahm was born and raised in Korea and went to the United States for his academic degrees of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Asian history. He was a Professor of Asian History and Director of the Center for Korean Studies at Western Michigan University. Dr. Nahm published many articles and books on Korea and international relations of Korea. Through his teaching and with lots of publications, Professor Nahm made a significant contribution to the growth of Korean studies in the United States.