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100 Cultural Symbols of Korea
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Author: Yoo Myeong-jong, Lee Ji-hye
Publisher: Discovery Media
Pub. Date: Sep. 2008
Pages: 168
Cover: Hardcover
Dimensions (in inches): 8.15 x 8.19 x 0.59
ISBN: 9788995609163
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100 windows showcasing Korea 
Metaphorically speaking, this book can be regarded as 100 individual windows into the past and present of Korea. Korea boasts a history that spans some 5,000years. Over this long period of time, Koreans have created their own language, writing system, arts, culture, foods, and spiritual world. In this regard, the 100 windows introduced here inprovide readers with an opportunity to find out who Koreans were and are, what they eat, and what kinds of thoughts have animated them during this long process. Further more, this book also offers readers insight into how modern-day Koreans live.


CONTENTS

National Symbols 
Taegeukgi / Mugunghwa 

Nature, Scientific technology 
DokdoIsland / Baekdu daegan / Baekdusan Mountain / Geumgangsan Mountain / Donghae Sea / Daedong yeojido Map / Hwangto / Gaetbeol / 
Sonamu / Pungsu / Cheonsangyeolcha bunyajido / Tiger / Hanwu / Jindo dog / Cheukwugi / Water Clock and Sundial / Geobukseon Ship / Suwon Hwaseong Fortress / Information Technology 

History, Cites, People 
Dolmen / Comb-pattern pottery / Seoul / Gyeongju / Pyeongyang / The DMZ / Seokguram Grotto / Street Cheering / Dangun / King Gwanggaeto / 
Wonhyo / King Sejong / Admiral Yi Sun-sin / Jeong Yak-yong / Yi Hwang / An Jung-geun / Yu Gwan-sun 

Tradition, Life 
Hanbok / Saekdong / Dadeumijil / Kimchi / Tteok / Jeonju bibimbap / Gochujang / Doenjang and Cheonggukjang / Insam(Ginseng) / Samgyetang / 
Bulgogi / Naengmyeon / Jajangmyeon / Soju and Makgeoli / Onggi ware / 
Hanok / Chogajip / Doldam / Ondol / Dongui bogam / Taekwondo / Gangneung Danoje Festival / Yeongsan Juldarigi / Sotdae and Jangseung / 
Dure / Dolhareubang / Jamnyeo / Oiljang / Jeongja namu / Ssireum / Seodang / Archery / Han Seok-bong and his mother / Yutnori 
Religion, Folk beliefs 
Seon(Zen) / Mireuk / Hyo / Seonbi / Jongmyojerye and the Jongmyojeryeak / 
Gut / Seonangdang / Geumjul / Dokkaebi 

Cultural Heritages, Arts 
Hangeul / Hanji / Joseonwangjosillok / Tripitaka Koreana / Jikji / Mural Paintings / Contemplative Bodhisattva / Seosan Maesamjonbul / Celadon (porcelain) / Baekja (white porcelain) / Buncheong Ware / Maksabal / Pungmulgut / Talchum / Pansori / Arirang / Geomungo / Daegeum / Chunhyangjeon


 
 

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