Tag: South Korea
Written by Jack Bennett. How did South Korean cinema relate to the official ideology of anticommunism between 1953 and 1979? Jack Bennett discusses this issue through its close and nuanced relationship with everyday life, as a site of adherence and resistance to these forces.
Written by Jack Bennett. 1960s Seoul, and South Korea as a whole, was a beacon of anti-communism during the Cold War period, but how far can we see the political and social status of Seoul by looking at popular music culture?
Written by Jack Bennett. New religious movements have surged in South Korea during the late twentieth century. These movements were shaped by the aftermath of the Korean War and US intervention, with churches working with and against the new government.