Download PDF by Yagyong Chong,Choi Byonghyon: Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All

By Yagyong Chong,Choi Byonghyon

ISBN-10: 0520260910

ISBN-13: 9780520260917

this is often the 1st English translation of 1 of Korea’s such a lot celebrated ancient 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 style, Chong Yagyong addresses the management, social and fiscal lifestyles, legal justice, the army, and the Confucian ritual procedure. He presents examples of previous corrupt officers and discusses issues of the day equivalent to famine reduction and social welfare. A normal demand overhauling the Korean ruling approach, the e-book additionally makes the novel proposition that the aim of presidency is to serve the pursuits of the folks. This long-awaited translation opens a brand new window on early-nineteenth century Korea and makes to be had to a large viewers a piece whose major issues concurrently go beyond nationwide and cultural boundaries.

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