Culture and Customs of Korea

Culture and Customs of Korea

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Culture and Customs of Korea is an excellent introduction to the Korean people and their religion, arts and literature, daily life, and customs. It presents the most important experiences that have shaped life in both North and South Korea today. These include the migration of the people from farms in the countryside to crowded city apartments, the effects of rapid industrialization, and the continuing trauma of the country's division. Accessible and highly authoritative, Culture and Customs of Korea will be the ultimate source for students and other interested readers to learn about an important Asian society and the homeland of the many Korean Americans.

Greenwood Pub Group
Offers a stellar introduction to the Korean people and their religion, arts and literature, daily life, and customs.

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An introduction to the Korean people and their religion, arts and literature, daily life, and customs. Covers important experiences that have shaped life in both North and South Korea, such as migration from farms to the city, the effects of rapid industrialization, and the trauma of the country's division. Examines village and urban lifestyles, and discusses gender, marriage, and the lives of women. Includes b&w photos, mainly from recent years, and a glossary. Clark is professor of history and director of international studies at Trinity University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

Discusses Korean traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780313304569
0313304564
Branch Call Number: 951.9 CLARK
Characteristics: xxvi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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