[KS] Re: first time

KAHS kahs at arkay-intl.com
Fri Aug 13 14:23:36 EDT 1999

Regarding 4), contact the East Rock Institute for back issues of "Korean and
Korean-American Studies Bulletin."  There's a link to their site from our
page, http://www.kahs.org/links.html

Matthew Benuska, KAHS

> Hi,
> I have just become a member of this list a few minutes ago, and honestly
> a few days ago I haven't even known that it existed. My only excuse for
> this might be the fact that I am a Japan-specialist who rather suddenly
> (about a month ago or so) developed interest in colonial Korea.
> My research so far has focussed on the modernisation of Japanese food
> culture in the first half of the twentieth century, and covered a wide
> range of issues, such as  home economics education, dietetics, military
> diet, food industry etc. As I became increasingly involved in the study
> of the Japanese colonial expansion, still in relation to food, the link
> to Korea seemed quite logical. I very much hope that you can (and will)
> help me with a number of questions.
> 1) Do you know of any research on modern Korean food history (in
> English, Korean or Japanese)?
> 2) Which women's magazines were published in Korea in the 1920's and
> 1930's in both Korean and Japanese? (and eventually where can I find
> them)
> 3)Is there any publication concerning the introduction of nutritional
> science in Korea? (any language will do)
> 4) Where can I find the article of Lee, Cherl-Ho, 'Changes in the
> Dietary Patterns, Health, and Nutritional Status of Koreans during the
> Last Century' included in "Korean and Korean-American Studies Bulletin"
> 6:1 (Spring 1995): 32-47?
> Hopefully I did not make an impression that I expect other people to do
> all the homework for me. Please, understand that my adventure with
> Korean food history has just began and I feel rather lost...
> I sincerely count on your help!!
> I am also looking forward to other discussions on the list.
> best wishes
> Katarzyna
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