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Japanese Empire: The Joseon Culture

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The purpose of the Japanese Empire to hold the show was to pick things for reference among the old culture of Joseon so that Joseon public people realized the benefits of new administration by comparison and contrast of old and new administration. By drawing the image of the difference between Joseon monarchy and colonial rule as old and new, pre-modernism and modernism, stagnation and progress, barbarism and civilization, it revealed the incompetent Joseon monarchy to justify the colonization of the Japanese Empire and to brag about their authority to Joseon people with the legitimacy of the Japanese Government-General of Korea. Products displayed on the show were Joseon’s manufactured products and some from Taiwan and Japanese Empire assessed
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