Guide to Korean Culture


Guide to Korean Culture is 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 matchless 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 give the reader a glimpse of Korea’s rich cultural heritage.

263 pp.
LC# 2009927535
Softcover 18 x 22 cm.
ISBN-13: 9781565912878
ISBN-10: 156591287X