[KS] Re: American Culture in Korea: Possible Research Sources

Charles Rd K Armstrong cra10 at columbia.edu
Mon Jun 21 11:42:47 EDT 1999

Do you have anything written on this subject that you can pass on to me? I
will be in Korea next year and this is one of the projects I would like to
do some research on.


 On Mon, 21 Jun 1999, Mark Caprio wrote:

> In response to Charles Armstrong's question on cultural policies of the US
> occupation authorities in south Korea, I have looked briefly at a few
> collections
> of papers on US occupation policies in hopes to find information on the
> image(s) those involved in the occupation had of the Koreans as a people.  Here
> I was contrasting the images of two occupations (Japanese vs. United States).  I
> also looked through some of the popular magazines at the time (1945-48) to see
> what line the American back home was receiving concerning the people the
> US was to liberate.  I have not yet properly searched secondary source data
> files and
> thus do not know what else has been done.  I hope to continue this research
> in the near future.
> Mark Caprio
> Rikkyo University
> Tokyo, Japan


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