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Ask a Korean Dude - An Authoritative and Irreverent Guide to the Korea Experience
Price per Unit (piece): KRW 19,000
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Author: Kim Hyung-geun
Publisher: Seoul Selection
Pub. Date: June 2012
Pages: 344
Cover: Softcover
Dimensions (in inches): 6.49 x 7.79 x 0.55
ISBN: 9788997639007
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KOREA: A COUNTRY WHERE TRADITION AND RAPID MODERNIZATION MEET IN A DYNAMIC DICHOTOMY FULL OF SEEMINGLY INCONGRUOUS, YET SOMEHOW GERMANE ETHNIC CHARMS. IT IS THESE VERY ELEMENTS THAT TRULY SET KOREA APART FROM ITS ASIAN COLLEAGUES AS A BOMBASTICALLY INCLINED BUT STRANGELY ENDEARING LITTLE COUNTRY.

THIS BOOK IS A COLLECTION OF ARTICLES FROM THEASK A KOREAN DUDECOLUMN SEOUL SELECTION’S MONTHLY TRAVEL AND CULTURE MAGAZINE, SEOUL, RAN TO ANSWER QUESTIONS POSED BY READERS REGARDING ASPECTS OF KOREAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE. FIELDING THE QUESTIONS WITH SINCERITY AND A DASH OF HUMOR, THEKOREAN DUDE”?FREQUENTLY MAKING USE OF HIS OWN ENDEARING PERSONAL EXPERIENCES?TURNED CULTURAL QUIRKS INTO CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, PROVIDING INSIGHT INTO THE WORKINGS OF KOREAN CULTURE.

THIS BOOK IS A TOOL WITH WHICH YOU, THE FOREIGNER, MAY COME TO NOT ONLY UNDERSTAND THE DISTINCTLY CURIOUS ASPECTS OF KOREA, BUT ALSO APPRECIATE THE DEEPLY RUNNING VEINS OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERNCULTURE INTERLACED INTO THIS COMPLEX?BUT ACTUALLY RATHER SIMPLE SOCIETY.

 

 

INTRODUCTIOM
WHO IS THE KOREAN DUDE?

NICE TO MEET YOU
Greetings, Stranger
A Strange Welcome
Capoche?

MAN THE HELM
Metropolitan Mayhem
Korean Women
Vehicular Visions
The Bizarre
Shopper's Delight
For the Vagabonds
Navigation

EATS&DRINKS
The Fast Track to Food Come
Bottoms Up!

MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME
Home Sweet Home
Digital Get Down
The Office
Staying Alive

I LOVE YOU?
The Dating Game
Tying the Knot
After the Big Day

CULTURE SHOCK
Forevermore Quirky
Education
Women's Woes

A TASTE OF HISTORY

CENTER STAGE
Modern Entertainment
Traditional Entertainment

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

 

 
 

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