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Sourcebook of Korean Civilization

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Publisher Comments:

This is the most comprehensive and authoritative English-language anthology of primary source material on Korean civilization ever assembled. Encompassing social, intellectual, religious, and literary traditions, this volume covers the seventeenth century to the modern period. Contemporary histories, social documents, Buddhist scripture, philosophical treatises, and popular literature selected for this book reflect the dynasties and eras that helped fashion the late Choson (1600-1860) and Modern (1860-1945) periods.

Book News Annotation:

Offers representative writings from the 17th century to the modern period, including contemporary histories, social documents, Buddhist scripture, philosophical treatises, and popular literature. The periods covered include the era of classical civilization, the solidification of the Confucian patriarchy, early encounters with the West, annexation by Japan, and the development of Enlightenment thought. Includes chapter introductions and a glossary.
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Synopsis:

This is the most comprehensive and authoritative English-language anthology of primary source material on Korean civilization ever assembled. Encompassing social, intellectual, religious, and literary traditions, this volume covers the seventeenth century to the modern period.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231079143
Other:
Lee, Peter H.
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Other:
Lee, Peter H.
Editor:
Lee, Peter H.
Author:
Lee, Peter H.
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Korea
Subject:
Asia - Korea
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
World History-Korea
Series:
Introduction to Asian Civilizations
Publication Date:
19960731
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
876
Dimensions:
9.22x6.33x1.68 in. 2.00 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
History and Social Science » World History » Korea
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Philosophy General

Sourcebook of Korean Civilization
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"Synopsis" by , This is the most comprehensive and authoritative English-language anthology of primary source material on Korean civilization ever assembled. Encompassing social, intellectual, religious, and literary traditions, this volume covers the seventeenth century to the modern period.
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