One hundred cultural symbols of Korea
The Korea Foundation has provided support for the publication of 100 Cultural Symbols of Korea in English to provide foreign readers with a unique glimpse into the cultural heritage and everyday life of the Korean people. The book offers detailed explanations and vivid photos of the 100 most-representative cultural symbols of Korea. This is a useful resource for foreign readers who seek to acquire a broad understanding of the culture and people of Korea. Serving as a window to Korea's 5,000-year history and cultural traditions, the book includes descriptions of the symbols associated with the history, culture, arts, and thought of Korea.
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