Korea

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Title: Korea
Author: A. Hamilton
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
The Position of Russia in Manchuria—Comparative Estimate of Naval and Military Resources of Russia, Japan, and Korea
CHAPTER I
Off the coast—Lack of survey intelligence—Island flora—Forgotten voyagers—Superstitions and beliefs—Outline of history
CHAPTER II
Physical peculiarities—Direction of advancement—Indications of reform and prosperity—Chemulpo—Population—Settlement—Trade
CHAPTER III
Move to the capital—A city of peace—Results of foreign influence—In the beginning—Education—Shops—Costume—Origin—Posts and telegraphs—Methods of cleanliness
CHAPTER IV
The heart of the capital—Domestic economy—Female slavery—Standards of morality—A dress rehearsal
CHAPTER V
The Court of Korea—The Emperor and his Chancellor—The Empress and some Palace factions
CHAPTER VI
The passing of the Emperor—An Imperial pageant
CHAPTER VII
Sketch of Mr. McLeavy Brown—The Question of the Customs—The suggested Loan
CHAPTER VIII
Foreign action in Korea—Exhausted Exchequer—Taxes—Budgets—Debased currency—The Dai Ichi Ginko—Dishonest officials
CHAPTER IX
Education—Arts and graces—Penal code—Marriage and divorce—The rights of concubines—Position of children—Government
CHAPTER X
Farmers—Farming and farm animals—Domestic industries—Products—Quality and character of food-stuffs
CHAPTER XI
Japan in Korea—Historical associations—In Old Fusan—Political and economic interests—Abuse of paramountcy
CHAPTER XII
The commercial prospects of Korea—Openings to trade—Requirements of markets—Lack of British enterprise
CHAPTER XIII
British, American, Japanese, French, German, and Belgian interests—Railways and mining fictions—Tabled counterfeited Imports
CHAPTER XIV
Some account of the treaty ports; Won-san, Fusan, Mok-po—Character of export and import trade—Local industries
CHAPTER XV
Treaty ports (continued)—Wi-ju—Syön-chyön-po—Chin-am-po—Pyöng-yang—Kun-san—Syöng-chin
CHAPTER XVI
Russian interests—Russia and Japan—Ma-san-po—Ching-kai-wan—Yong-an-po
CHAPTER XVII
By the wayside—A journey inland to Tong-ko-kai—Inland beauties
CHAPTER XVIII
The German mines—Mineralogy and methods of mining—A bear hunt—With gun and rifle
CHAPTER XIX
The monks and monasteries of the Diamond Mountains—The Temple of Eternal Rest—The Temple of the Tree of Buddha—Buddhism
CHAPTER XX
The abomination of desolation—Across Korea—The east coast—Fishing and filth
CHAPTER XXI
Drought—Starvation—Inland disturbances—Rainfall and disease
CHAPTER XXII
The missionary question—Ethics of Christianity—Cant and commerce—The necessity for restraint
CHAPTER XXIII
Inland journeying—Ponies, servants, interpreters, food and accommodation—What to take and how to take it—Up the Han River, frolic and leisure
CHAPTER XXIV
Kang-wha, brief history of the island—A monastic retreat, an ideal rest—Nocturnal visitors—Midnight masses—Return to the capital—Preparations for a great journey—Riots and confusion
APPENDIX I
Schedule of train service
APPENDIX II
Return of all shipping entered at the open ports of Korea during the year 1902
APPENDIX III
Return of principal articles of export to foreign countries from the open ports of Korea during the years 1901-1902
APPENDIX IV
Return of principal articles of imports to foreign countries during the years 1901-1902
APPENDIX V
Coast trade between treaty-ports in native produce (net)
APPENDIX VI
Customs revenue
APPENDIX VII
Gold export to foreign countries
APPENDIX VIII
Table of minerals

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Title: KoreaAuthor: A. HamiltonCONTENTSINTRODUCTIONThe Position of Russia in Manchuria—Comparative E...