THE CITY AND THE IMAGE: SEOUL'S RECOVERY OF ITS OWN PAST
florence fu
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By Ellie Choi The Visual Experience of Modern Seoul A hyper-focused developmentalism from the Park Chunghee era (1961-1979) onward in South Korea gave rise to the now famous "Miracle on the Han." It also forged the cosmopolitan expanse of contemporary Seoul, a megapolis of glittering lights, kaleidoscopic signboards, and towering apartment complexes (ap'at'u tanji).

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