Korea: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary

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Psychology Press, 1999 - History - 568 pages
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Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Korean civilisation from early times to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary is intended for students, teachers and researchers, and will also be of interest to the general reader. Entries provide factual information and contain suggestions for further reading. A name index and comprehensive cross-reference system make this an easy to use, multi-purpose guide for the student of Korea in the broadest sense.
  

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Keith Pratt is professor emeritus in the Department of East Asian Studies at Durham University in the United Kingdom. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books and articles on Korea, including "Korea"": A Historical and Cultural Dictionary.

Richard Rutt is the former bishop of Leicester, a town that played an important role in the British knitting industry.

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