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By Vincent S. R. Brandt

In 1966 Vincent S. R. Brant lived in Sokp�o, a negative and remoted South Korean fishing village at the coast of the Yellow Sea, accomplishing social anthropological examine. at the moment, the one method to achieve Sokp�o, except via boat, was once a hour stroll alongside foot paths. This memoir of his studies in a village with out electrical energy, operating water, or phone indicates Brandt�s makes an attempt to conform to a conventional, preindustrial lifestyles in a small, virtually thoroughly self-sufficient neighborhood. This shiny account of his transforming into admiration for an historical lifestyle that used to be doomed, and that almost all of the villagers themselves despised, illuminates a social global that has virtually thoroughly disappeared.

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