By Vincent S. R. Brandt
In 1966 Vincent S. R. Brant lived in Sokp�o, a terrible and remoted South Korean fishing village at the coast of the Yellow Sea, accomplishing social anthropological examine. at the moment, the single strategy to achieve Sokp�o, except by way of boat, used to be a hour stroll alongside foot paths. This memoir of his reviews in a village with out electrical energy, operating water, or cellphone indicates Brandt�s makes an attempt to evolve to a standard, preindustrial lifestyles in a small, nearly thoroughly self-sufficient neighborhood. This bright account of his growing to be admiration for an historic lifestyle that was once doomed, and that almost all of the villagers themselves despised, illuminates a social international that has nearly thoroughly disappeared.
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An Affair with Korea: Memories of South Korea in the 1960s (Center For Korea Studies Publications) by Vincent S. R. Brandt