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An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture : 233 traditional key words (Korean Edition)
An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture : 233 traditional key words (Korean Edition)
An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture : 233 traditional key words (Korean Edition)
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Product Description
by The National Academy of the Korean Lauguage
Original title: Wuri Munhwa Killajabi: Han-gugini Kkok Araya Hal Chont'ong Munhwa 233 Kaji

size: 223*152mm; 479 pages. publisher: Hakgojae, 2002.


About this book

"This book has been prepared with 233 detailed entries within various classifications to explain Korean culture in an easy-to-read style. The inclusiveness of the entries in this book will help those who are interested in Korea to understand its culture and heritage. This book enables the reader to understand Korean culture in relation to its historical background.íŽíŽI hope more people will better understand Korean culture through reading this book and, furthermore, share in and enjoy the beautiful legacy of Korea."
í¬Director General of The National Academy of the Korean Language, Nam Ki-shim


About the authors

Writers
The National Academy of the Korean Language
The goal of the National Academy of the Korean Language is to establish language policies which encourage the Korean people to use their language correctly and appropriately. The Academy collects and conducts scientific research on various linguistic and cultural data, and provides guidelines on orthography, Standard Korean.

Researchers
Huh Chul-gu (Professor of Korean Language and Literature, Changwon National University)
Lee Woon-young (Researcher, The National Academy of the Korean Language)
Oh Kwang Keun (Researcher, The International Korean Language Foundation)
Park Moon-young (Former Investigator, The National Academy of the Korean Language)

Editors
Kim Myungja (Professor of Folklore, Andong National University)
Park Eonkon (Professor of Architecture, Hong-ik University)
Park Young-soon (Professor of Human Environment & Design, Yonsei University)
Sung Kyung Rin (Korean Traditional Musician)
Chung Man Jo (Professor of Korean History, Kookmin University)
Chung, Byung Ho (Professor Emeritus of Dance, Chung-Ang University)
Chung, Yang Mo (Former Director General, National Museum of Korea)
Han Bok Jin (Professor of Traditional Korean Dietary Culture, Division of Culture & Tourism, Jeonju University)
Hong Nayoung (Professor of Clothing and Textiles, Ewha Womans University)


Table of contents

Foreword
Guide to the Reader

Korean Food
Korean Dress and its Ornaments
Korean Housing Life
The Life of Koreans and their Seasonal Festive Events
Korean Folk Beliefs
The Beauty of Korea
The Symbols and Local Specialties of Korea

Biblography
Index


also availble in English:
An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture : 233 traditional key words


This book is written in Korean only.

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