Seowon: the architecture of Korea's private academies

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Hollym, 2005 - Architecture - 201 pages
A look at the private institutions that were dedicated to higher learning, the same ones that eventually became the crowning glory of Neo-Confucianism, Seowon examines the role these schools had on society during the Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) while also taking a closer look at their architecture.

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NeoConfucian worldview and seowon architecture
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Architecture of private academies
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