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GUIDE TO Korean Culture
GUIDE TO Korean Culture
GUIDE TO Korean Culture
Item#: 9781565912878
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Product Description
Author: Ministry of Culture, Korea
Translator: Hollym Corp
Publisher: Munhak
264 pages | 180*220mm | Full color

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>>>This book is written in ENGLISH.

About This Book

A comprehensive introduction to Korean cultural heritage... with UNESCO Treasures in Korea & Culture and Customs of Korea

In an effort to make Korean culture better known around the world, 21 aspects of Korean culture are introduced in this volume along with UNESCO Treasures of Korea.

These aspects, or cultural images, which include inlaid celadon ceramics of unexcelled beauty, the Tripitaka Koreana, the world’s most comprehensive compilation of Buddhist scriptures, the world’s first movable metal printing type, the world’s first rain gauge and hanguel, one of the most scientific alphabets and writing system in the world, will to give the reader a glimpse of Korea’s rich cultural heritage.


I. UNESCO Treasure in Korea

II. Culture and Customs of Korea

40_ Hangeul (The Korean Alphabet)
50_ Printing Heritage
60_ Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto
70_ Jeryeak (The Music of the Jongmyo Anscestral Rites)
82_ Traditional Musical Instruments
94_ Masks and Mask Dance-Dramas
104_ Kimchi and Bulgogi (Two Healthy Korean Foods)
116_ Korean Ginseng
126_ Hanbok (Korean Dress)
136_ Jangsingu (Personal Ornaments)
148_ Jasu (Embroidery)
164_ Gardens
176_ Dancheong (Decorative Coloring Used on Buildings)
188_ Patterns
198_ Folk Paintings
210_ Paper Crafts
220_ Korean Seasonal Customs
232_ Rites of Passage
238_ Shamanism
246_ Taekwondo
256_ Ssireum (Korean Wrestling)

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