Korean Culture & Society Products

  • Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    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.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Doing Business in Korea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur M. Whitehill

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Korea Today

    1st Edition

    By George M. McCune

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Religions of Old Korea

    1st Edition

    By Charles Allen Clark

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Hanyang Kut

    Korean Shaman Ritual Music from Seoul, 1st Edition

    By Maria K. Seo

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Korean

    1st Edition

    By Ho-min Sohn

    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/…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Poems from Korea

    From the Earliest Era to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter H. Lee

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Public Administration and Policy in Korea

    Its Evolution and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keun Namkoong, Kyung-ho Cho, Sangmook Kim

    The present Korean public administration and policy system has shown very significant differences compared to the system in 1970s. This book provides a comprehensive and holistic view on the development of Korean public policy and administration. Instead of dichotomizing the policy and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave

    1st Edition

    By Jieun Kiaer, Anna Yates-Lu

    Korean Literature Through the Korean Wave engages with the rising interest in both the Korean Wave and Korean language learning by incorporating Korean Wave cultural content, especially K-dramas, films and songs, to underline and support the teaching of Korean literature.  It combines both…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Translation

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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