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Topic: Jin (Korean history)

  Jin-Soo Kwon - Lostpedia
Jin followed Lee to his hotel room where he severely beated him but he could not kill him as he was supposed to.
Out at sea, Jin was present when the Others attacked the raft and kidnapped Walt, falling into the ocean as their craft is exploded by a Molotov.
Jin and his friends were thrown into a pit, but were soon freed as the Tailies came to realise that they were no threat to them.
www.lostpedia.com /wiki/Jin   (1489 words)

 Jin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Later Jin Dynasty (Five Dynasties) (936-947) was one of the Five Dynasties during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period in China.
Jin Dynasty, 1115–1234 (Jinn) (金), a Jurchen kingdom in northern China
Jin (Korean history) (辰國), a state in southern Korea during 3rd and 2nd centuries BC Jin state (698-926) (振國) was the initial name of Balhae, a kingdom in northern Korea and Manchuria that succeeded Goguryeo
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jin   (395 words)

 Korean History in a nutshell - China History Forum, chinese history forum
Under the Jin Dynasty, the Chinese rule still was present, but since it was a weak dynasty, the Xianbei, Tungus or proto-Mongol nomads took advantage of the situation, creating their own Yan kingdom (not the Yan of the Warring States era).
Jin (진), (Barhae (발해)) (Bohai in Mandarin) was an empire that occupied territory in Korea, Manchuria, and modern-day Russia during the Unified Silla period.
Jin was an early Iron Age state which occupied some portion of the southern Korean peninsula during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE, at the time when Wiman Joseon occupied the peninsula’s northern half.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=1898   (7599 words)

 The Korea Times : China Stirs History Furor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Koreans proudly say the country has a history of 5,000 years as its first kingdom, Kojoson, was established in 2333 B.C. That ancient kingdom has been considered Korea's origin and many elementary schools here have statues of Tangun, Korea's legendary founding father.
Koreans are enraged by the ``Northeast Project,'' a state-funded program for the Center of China's Borderland History and Geography Research, which apparently has concluded that ancient Korean kingdoms were under Chinese dominion.
Some Korean analysts warned that the reason for this continuing history spat, which resurfaced recently, is a desire by Chinese officials to put the present border in question in case North Korea suddenly collapses.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/nation/200609/kt2006091217224911990.htm   (1191 words)

 Chris K. Soentpiet-Profile-author, Illustrator of childrens' books
This picture-book exploration of the arrival of an adopted Korean baby named Jin Woo is the second collaboration by Bunting and Soentpiet, and as a Korean adoptee himself, the talented Soentpiet is particularly well qualified to illustrate this one.
Jin Woo's story is told in the present tense from the viewpoint of the baby's older brother, a six or seven-year old named David, who is also adopted.
Jin Woo is the baby that's coming from Korea to be adopted by David's family, but David's not sure how he feels about having a little brother.
www.soentpiet.com /jinwoo.htm   (1122 words)

It encompassed the predominance of the Korean Peninsula - extending from the Chinese border southward.
At its entrance is a carved statue of the famous Korean warrior, Kum Gang Yuk Sa, from the reign of Korean King Hye Gong (742-762 C.E.).
Due to the commonplace occurrence of Korean politics being deeply embedded into all aspects of Korean culture, the first President of the organization was, Jo, Young Joo, the head of the Association of Korean Residents in Japan.
www.scottshaw.com /history   (12192 words)

 JIN DAL LEI Very Best Authentic Korean Dining
Korean food is rich in nutrition, well balanced and low in calories.
Korean food is chiefly made of a wide variety of vegetables.
Bulgogi literally means "fire beef," but it is generally translated as "Korean barbecue." Thin, tender slices of beef are marinated in a sauce made with soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and other seasonings, and then cooked over a hot charcoal grill at your table.
pages.fairfaxcountyva.com /dining/jindallei.htm   (547 words)

 Part I - The Hermit Kingdom
Through the centuries, Koreans have preserved this legend which became a source of spiritual comfort in times of crisis.
Much of what Westerners find so irrational and inconsistent with legends such as this represents the whole foundation of Korean culture and is the key to understanding their history.
The nearly constant political infighting became a striking characteristic of Korean politics that lasted until the downfall of the Yi dynasty in the twentieth century.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/TOC1.htm   (1403 words)

 Jin (Korean history) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jin was an early Iron Age state which occupied some portion of the southern Korean peninsula during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE, bordering the Korean kingdom Gojoseon to the north.
Records are somewhat contradictory on Jin's demise: it either became the later Jinhan, or diverged into the Samhan as a whole.
The Jin name continued to be used in the name of the Jinhan confederacy and in the name "Byeonjin," an alternate term for Byeonhan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jin_(Korean_history)   (517 words)

 Jin Hi Kim
Korean janggo and a Western drum set juxtapose the time sense between sanjo rhythmic cycles and a free jazz time zone.
Jin Hi Kim in collaboration with Min Xiao-Fen (Chinese pipa) and Gerry Hemingway (drum set) achieves an innovative style of music.
Kim will describe how each tone in traditional Korean music must be perceived as "alive, embodying its own individual shape, sound, texture, vibrato, glissando, expressive nuances and dynamics." She refers to this quality as "Living Tones," a compositional concept which she has developed over the past twenty years.
www.jinhikim.com /projects.html   (1033 words)

 History - History of Korean martial arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Korean martial arts can be traced to the beginning of the Ko Cho Sun (old Korean Kingdom B.C. The people of this period gradually moved from cold Manchuria to the Korean peninsula in search of a better climate, fertile land for farming, river and sea shores for fishing and mild mountain terrain for hunting.
History demonstrates that Hwa rang do warriors were a major force in the eventual unification of Korea.
A second aspect of Korean culture is that it is a part of the Asian culture.
www.kuksuldo.com /history.htm   (3543 words)

History tells us that the North Korean army, 90,000 strong, with 150 Russian built T-34 tanks and ample artillery, launched a surprise attack across the 38th parallel.
The Korean War was a new type of war in an age of severe ideological confrontation.
Koreans usually say that we love peace and have no experience of invading other nations, although we have been invaded over 900 times.
www.msu.edu /~kimjinh1/familyhistory.htm   (1846 words)

 AsianWeek: A&E: Author Ha Jin on the Rewards of Waiting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As Jin puts it: “As time slipped by, people grew oblivious to the origin of the rule, as though it were a sacred decree whose authenticity no one would dare question.
When the colleges reopened in 1977, Jin passed the entrance exams and was accepted to Heilongjiang University in Harbin.
Jin intended to return to China after he got his Ph.D. But in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, the author decided to remain in the United States with his wife, Lisha Bian, and his son, Wen Jin, now 16.
www.asianweek.com /1999_12_16/ae_hajinwaiting.html   (1331 words)

 RFA: On Human Dignity, Prisoners of War, and Publishers: Chinese Author Ha Jin
WASHINGTON—Chinese author Ha Jin, who has lived in the United States for nearly 20 years and writes in English, says his latest prize-winning novel, War Trash, is unlikely to be read in China because of its controversial subject matter: prisoners of war.
Jin said the title of his novel, which has won him his second PEN/Faulkner award, recalled the English expression “white trash” and was intended to reflect the way in which common soldiers are frequently treated as expendable in war.
Meanwhile, Chinese author Yan Lianke said Jin’s ability to write in English made him highly unusual—though he didn’t believe Chinese fiction written in Chinese was inferior to Jin’s.
www.rfa.org /english/news/arts/2005/03/28/hajin   (843 words)

 Korean History:: A Bibliography :::::: [RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY - Shilhak]
Korean Pragmatism in Confucian Guise: Chong Tasan (1762-1836) as Modern Hero.
"The Korean State and National Identity in the Ambit of the Chinese Civilization, According to the Thought of a Korean Sirhak: Yu Suwon." In East Asian Civilization I: Ethnic Identity and National Characteristics.
Chong Yagyong, Ito Jinsai, and the Unraveling of Li-chi Metaphysics." In History, Language and Culture in Korea: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE).
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/religion_philosophy-shilhak.htm   (1461 words)

 Historiography of the Korean War
The key political jeremiad is I. Stone, The Hidden History of the Korean War, 1950-1951 (Boston: Little, Brown, 1952), which portrays Truman as the dupe of the sinister Asia First partisans at home and abroad, led by John Foster Dulles and Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek).
An official history of the KATUSA program prepared by Richard Weinert and later revised by David C. Skaggs was published as "The KATUSA Experiment: The Integration of Korean Nationals into the U.S. Army, 1950-1965," Military Affairs 38 (April 1974): 53—58.
From the beginning there were the Soviets—until they were written out of the history of the Korean War by their own hand and by those Western historians who could not identify a bear even if he was eating out of one's garbage can.
korea50.army.mil /history/factsheets/Histog.shtml   (5715 words)

 Korean History:: A Bibliography :::::: [GENERAL - Historiography]
Korean Studies at the Dawn of the Millennium: Proceedings of The Second Biennial Conference, Korean Studies Association of Australia.
Kourbanov, S.O. “Division of Korea as an Issue Inside Korean Studies and Ways of Overcoming It: The Russian View.” In Embracing the Other: The Interaction of Korean and Foreign Cultures: Proceedings of the 1st World Congress of Korean Studies, I. Songnam, Republic of Korea: The Academy of Korean Studies, 2002.
Solovyov, Alexander V. "Biographies in Samguk Sagi: Literature or History?" In History, Language and Culture in Korea: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Association of Korean Studies in Europe (AKSE).
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/general-historiography.htm   (2794 words)

 Ba Jin Summary
Pa Chin (Ba Jin) was the pen name of the Chinese author Li Fei-kan (born 1904).
Ba Jin (Li Feigan), who has written numerous works in a variety of genres, is one of the most popular Chinese writers of the twentieth century.
The struggles on the Korean front were so fierce that people felt strongly and knew exactly what they loved and hated.
www.bookrags.com /Ba_Jin   (406 words)

 A History of Hapkido
Hapkido is the combination of two Korean Martial Arts - Yool Sool which comes from the Japanese art known as Daito-Ryu Aiki-Jutsu and Tae Kyon which is an ancient Korean Kicking Skill that was widespread during the time of the Three Kingdoms.
To avoid confusion, I have listed the names of Koreans in the manner in which were historically known, or in the way in which they prefer to be known.
On September 2, 1963 the Korean Government granted a Charter to the Korea Kido Association.
www.modernhapkido.org /history.htm   (4386 words)

During Jin®Ê dynasty, the population of all Chinese was 2.45 million while around 280 AD, about 260,000 Xiongnu were allowed to settled in Shanxi region.
The wars between the xiongnu "Han" kingdom and Jie, and the downfall of West Jin caused the southward migration of the Han tribe.
It was estimated 60% of the Han in the north crossed the Yangtze River.
www.asiawind.com /hakka/history.htm   (6103 words)

 JinHiKim.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Jin Hi Kim A composer and Korean komungo virtuoso, Kim is a rarity: a musician fully trained in the complexities of Korean traditional music who has been able to integrate her Asain skill and sensibilities with the demands of the Western avant garde.
After she completed her study of Korean traditional music at National High School of traditional music and Seoul National University, she came to America for further study and received an MFA degree in electronic music/composition at Mills college.
Whether she is working with electronics or with western or Korean instruments, she strikes a balance of delicacy and power that is unique and evocative.
www.mcs.csuhayward.edu /~tebo/history/Composers/JinHiKim.html   (241 words)

 Chinese History
His most important contribution to Chinese history was that he wrote a book known as Records of the Grand Historian (actually, he claimed to just be completing a book that his father, Sima Tan, had started, but most of the book is Sima Qian's).
In 1950, China intervened in the Korean War to save the North Koreans from being wiped off the map, and by 1953, the Korean War was over (actually, South Korea and North Korea are still technically at war with each other, even though the fighting stopped in 1953).
One of the most significant developments in recent history was the death of Deng, on February 19, 1997.
www.chinatour.com /countryinfo/history.htm   (5732 words)

 Tae Guk Gi: Brotherhood of War
The war was one that took place on Korean soil, Korean soldiers were the ones that were killing and being killed, it was Korean history that was forever changed; therefore, this film's focus is entirely on the Koreans, soldiers and civilians.
The absolute gratitude that the newly-liberated (from Japanese rule) Koreans had for the United States is being re-evaluated, and the idea of not turning to the United States for advice on foreign policy, especially regarding North Korea, is no longer radical thought.
The Korean filmmaker Kang Je-gyu is the Steven Spielberg of East Asia, and not just because his movies routinely become blockbusters.
www.mtholyoke.edu /~jinhoh/classweb/tgg.html   (1307 words)

 Jin - Chinese Name - Chinese
Jin (Xia dynasty ruler)Jin, a ruler of the Xia dynasty
Jin (Korean history)Jin state of late Bronze Age Korea
Jin (linguistics)Jin (晋语) or Jin-yu, a subdivision of Chinese spoken languagespoken Chinese, spoken over most of Shanxi province of China, as well as adjourning areas in Hebei, Henan, and Shaanxi provinces.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Jin   (222 words)

 Jin Pal Hapkido Martial Arts Federation
Taoist Lee trained Ji in Korean weapons such as the Jang-Bong (6' staff), the Dan-Bong (short stick) as well as Tae-Kyun Kicking techniques.
Today, there are many Hapkido organizations in the world and most of the Korean masters were once a student of Grand Master Ji.
The Jin Pal Hapkido Martial Arts Federation was founded by Grand Master Kim Jin Pal in 1990 after he immigrated to the United States.
www.jinpalhapkido.com /hapkido2.html   (307 words)

At this point, they are trying to keep Jin as comfortable as possible, which means he is either asleep or unconscious most of the time.
Jin-Ho's father faxed 13 pages of reports to Jin's Uncle Sahng here in the U.S., who in turn faxed them to me. There seem to be 3 sets of reports starting from his arrival in Korea on December 31, one from the middle of March, and one from last week.
According to Jin's uncle, it seems he may have contracted some sort of lung infection and may have to move back to the emergency room.
www.caringbridge.org /ca/jinhojoo/history.htm   (4140 words)

 AGNI | Interviews/Exchanges | Online | 2005 | 'An Interview with Thomas Sayers Ellis' by Kelsea Habecker Smith
Ha Jin is a professor in the graduate Creative Writing Program at Boston University.
My father fought in the Korean War but he was injured (wounded by a traffic accident), not captured.
Read Ha Jin's poems “Burying Them” and “The Script” (from AGNI 51) and “I Woke Up—Smiling” (from AGNI 39, reprinted in AGNI 56, our 30th anniversary poetry anthology).
www.bu.edu /agni/interviews-exchanges/online/2005/jin.html   (2804 words)

 Amazon.com: Hanoak: Traditional Korean Homes: Books: Jin-Hee Chun; Et Al.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The upper class houses represent the best form of Korean traditional housing including the interior space planning and furniture, the colors and patterns, and the house style, since they had been built without any financial limitations.
The story of Traditional Korean House: Traditional Korean house presents a comprehensive view of Traditional Korean homes, dealing with topics raging from the cultural and philosophical framework from which architectural design and layout derived to the uniquely Korean aesthetic sensibilities which imbued life, color, and patterns into the furnishings and accessories.
By incorporating the philosophies and lifestyles of the past, the interior spaces of traditional Korean House conveyed a sense of ease and comfort girded with strength of character.
www.amazon.com /Hanoak-Traditional-Jin-Hee-Chun-Al/dp/1565911024   (995 words)

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