The Other Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia
Grant Year: 2019
Sheila Miyoshi Jager will research and write a book examining the competing worldviews among Koreans regarding the proper relationship between Korea and the outside world. She will undertake historical research and analyze the competition for power during the last days of the Yi dynasty, when one rival for the throne sought to exclude all foreign influences and the other sought to integrate the country into the modern world.
Oberlin College International Security & Foreign Policy