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History enthusiast passionate about all things Korean. Rely overwhelmingly on English-language sources but also try to pull from Korean-language sources.

The History of Kore‪a‬ Allen Lee

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History enthusiast passionate about all things Korean. Rely overwhelmingly on English-language sources but also try to pull from Korean-language sources.

    100 CE to 313 CE: The Han Commanderies Part 2 (한사군; 漢四郡)

    100 CE to 313 CE: The Han Commanderies Part 2 (한사군; 漢四郡)

    The exciting conclusion of the Han Commanderies in ancient Korea. The Korean Han (韓; 한); The Chinese Han (漢朝; 한조); Koguryeo ( 고구려; 高句麗); Wa (倭); Ye (예; 濊)

    • 26 min
    -108 BCE to 313 CE: The Han Commanderies 1

    -108 BCE to 313 CE: The Han Commanderies 1

    The Han commanderies refers to the territories that Han China set up to govern Korea after conquering Gojoseon in 108 BCE. Ye (예; 濊); Yemaek (예맥; 濊貊); Jin (진한; 辰韓); the Han (한; 韓); The Han Dynasty (漢)

    • 43 min
    -109 BCE to -108 BCE: When Han Attacks

    -109 BCE to -108 BCE: When Han Attacks

    Early Korea; the Shiji (太史公書; 사기); The Han Dynasty (漢朝; 한조); The Yan Kingdom (연나라; 燕國); The Xiongnu (흉노; 匈奴)

    • 42 min
    -300 BCE to -108 BCE: Early Iron Age of Korea

    -300 BCE to -108 BCE: Early Iron Age of Korea

    The first Korean state and the politicization and controversy thereof. Chiaoxian; Gojoseon; Gija Joseon; Wiman Joseon; Xiongnu

    • 39 min
    -12,000 BCE to -300 BCE: Neolithic Korea

    -12,000 BCE to -300 BCE: Neolithic Korea

    The Jeulmun and Mumun Periods of pre-historic Korea; Dolmens; The Dangun Wanggeom Creation Myth.

    • 39 min
    -2,000,000 BCE to -12,000 BCE: Land, Language and Pre-Origins

    -2,000,000 BCE to -12,000 BCE: Land, Language and Pre-Origins

    How big is the Korean peninsula? What did Korea look like during the Ice Age? How did Koreans evolve from Homo Erectus? DNA evidence of Koreans and the Denisovan. The origins of the Korean language.

    • 43 min

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lynxylisa ,

This is a great podcast.

Thank you Allen for making this. I always wanted to get educated on Korean history and this is the first comprehensive resource I have been able to find. These are not easy to find information and even harder to compile together in English. Much appreciation.

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