By Vincent S. R. Brandt
In 1966 Vincent S. R. Brant lived in Sokp�o, a terrible and remoted South Korean fishing village at the coast of the Yellow Sea, accomplishing social anthropological examine. at the moment, the one approach to achieve Sokp�o, except by way of boat, was once a hour stroll alongside foot paths. This memoir of his stories in a village without electrical energy, operating water, or mobilephone indicates Brandt�s makes an attempt to conform to a standard, preindustrial life in a small, nearly thoroughly self-sufficient neighborhood. This vibrant account of his starting to be admiration for an old lifestyle that was once doomed, and that the majority of the villagers themselves despised, illuminates a social international that has virtually thoroughly disappeared.
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