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Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies


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This collection of out-of-print books brings together research on the key aspects of Korea: its business world; its religious world; its society; and its language. It is an essential reference collection.

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Poems from Korea From the Earliest Era to the Present

Poems from Korea: From the Earliest Era to the Present

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Peter H. Lee
February 15, 2021

The Koreans, according to the Chinese chronicles, are ‘the people who enjoy singing and dancing’ and who regaled their gods with dance and song. Since then poetry has been an essential part of Korean life and has been regarded as the highest of the arts. In this first comprehensive anthology of ...

Doing Business in Korea

Doing Business in Korea

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Arthur M. Whitehill
December 15, 2020

The South Korean economy was a spectacularly successful twentieth century story. This book, first published in 1987, examines many important aspects of the Korean way of doing business, and provides a valuable guide not only to the business practices of South Korea, but also to the attitudes of ...

Hanyang Kut Korean Shaman Ritual Music from Seoul

Hanyang Kut: Korean Shaman Ritual Music from Seoul

1st Edition

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By Maria K. Seo
December 15, 2020

This volume, first published in 2002, presents a sophisticated analysis of the musical instruments, repertoires, musicians and ensembles, and symbolism of the ritual music of Shamans of Seoul, Korea. Placed firmly in a social and historical context, it shows that Shamanism, considered superstition ...

Korea Today

Korea Today

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By George M. McCune
December 15, 2020

This book, first published in 1950, was the first comprehensive study of post-War Korea after its liberation and division. It provides an analysis of the American and Russian military occupations, the efforts of the United Nations to deal with the problem of unification of the country, the ...

Korean

Korean

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Ho-min Sohn
December 15, 2020

This work, first published in 1994, provides a framework which covers the major aspects of contemporary standard Korean and allows cross-language comparisons. It offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive grammatical description of Korean, covering syntax, morphology, phonology, ideophone/...

Religions of Old Korea

Religions of Old Korea

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Charles Allen Clark
December 15, 2020

This book, first published in 1932, was written by a Western expert on Korea, and was the first to thoroughly investigate and document the old religious practices of Korea. No book like this could be written again from original sources, for all of the data has passed away, and archival records are ...

Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

1st Edition

By Various
September 04, 2019

This collection of out-of-print books brings together research on the key aspects of Korea: its business world; religious world; society; and language. It is an essential reference collection....

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