Cover and Inside Jackets
Table of Contents

1. Objective
2. Japanese Belief
3. Western Scholars

Formation of the Yamato Wa
1. Sudden Massive Influx of Continental Culture:
  Egami's Theory of the Horseriders' Invasion
2. Homuda, the Founder: Textual Approach
3. Massive Inflow of the Paekche People:
  A Cultural Anthropological Approach
4. Evolution of Egami-Ledyard-Hong Propositions
5. Origin of Yamato Imperial Clan
6. The Conquest of Japanese Islands :
  A Reconstruction with Recorded Materials

Paekche and Yamato Wa
1. Origin of Japanese Mythology on Imperial Clan
2. Close Kinship between Paekche-Yamato Imperial Clans
3. Continued Inflows from Paekche 4. Paekche System of Government:
  Uji-Kabane and Be systems
4. The Paekche System of Government
5. Paekche Culture in Asuka
6. Korea during the Age of Sosa no wo, Mimaki-Iri-Biko and Himiko
7. Korean during the Age of the Yamato Imperial Clan

History and Interpretations
1. Kwanggaet'o's Stele
2. Mimana Question
3. Divinity of the Japanese Imperial Family

Background Materials
1. Sosa no Wo from Silla
2. Mimaki-Iri-Biko from Kaya
3. Himiko in the Wei Chronicle
4. Seven Branched Sword
5. Five Kings of Wa
6. The Oujin Line of Paekche Royal Family

Summary and Conclusion
1. What This Study Has Attempted
2. Understanding the Hidden Motives of Kojiki and Nihongi
3. An Alternative Historical Perspective
Supplementary Data
Review by Sarah M. Nelson in the Journal of Asian Studies
Review by Leon Serafim in Korean Studies and by Jonathan W. Best in the Journal of Japanese Studies
Gari Ledyard: "Wontack Hong, an economist but also a very imaginative historian who writes from outside the community of Korean historians..."
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