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Guide to Korean Culture
Price per Unit (piece): KRW 15,000
USD 11.66
Author: Korean Culture and Information Service
Publisher: Hollym
Pub. Date: Apr. 2010
Pages: 263
Cover: Paperback
Dimensions (in inches): 7.12 x 8.62 x 0.47
ISBN: 9781565912878
Language: English
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韓国文化 への ガイド (Guide to ..
KRW 15,000
USD 11.66

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 Treasures in Korea

Ⅱ. Traditional Korean Lifestyle

56_Hangeul (The Korean Alphabet)
66_Printing Heritage
76_Hanbok (Korean Dress)
86_Korean Seasonal Customs
98_Rites of Passage
116_Kimchi and Bulgogi (Two Healthy Korean foods)
128_Korean Ginseng

III. Korean Music and Dance

140_Masks and Mask Dance-Dramas 
150_Jerye-ak (The Music of the Jongmyo Ancestral Rites)
162_Traditional Musical Instruments 

Ⅳ. Traditional Korean Arts

176_Folk Paintings
188_Paper Crafts
198_Jasu (Embroidery)
214_Jangsingu (Personal Ornaments)

Ⅴ. Religious Culture in Korea

238_Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto 
248_Dancheong (Decorative Coloring Used on Buildings)

Ⅵ. Traditional Korean Sports

280_Ssireum (Korean Wrestling)


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