Exploring Korean History Throught World Heritage

EAN: 9791186178164

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Exploring Korean History Through World Heritage
ISBN: 979-11861-781-64 //  ISBN: 9791186178164
Publication date: 2014
Publisher: The Academy of Korean Studies Press
Number of Pages: 245
Languages: English 
Country of Origin: Korea

Exploring Korean History through World Heritage is a book about Korea’s tangible and intangible heritage sites and items inscribed in the UNESCO’s world heritage lists. Containing a wealth of latest information and visual materials, such as photographs, about 19 items of Korean cultural legacy either remaining on the Korean Peninsula or created by Korean people, the book is a helpful introduction to Korean history and culture published for English readers. The priceless tangible and intangible cultural heritage introduced in the book provides readers with an objective, balanced view of Korean history from the prehistoric times to the modern period. The book also contains photographs capturing the latest condition of the heritage, helping readers understand the cultural uniqueness and excellence of the heritages in a more vivid manner. 2014 edition supplements published the first edition in 2010, and was added to the World Heritage Map in Appendix. In addition, by adding a QR code in the body provides a convenient and fun to watch instantly locate information on the World Heritage Site of smart devices. 

Contents: 
PRESIDENT’S FOREWORD 

DIRECTOR’S FOREWORD 

WOLRD HERITAGE (WORLD CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE) 
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple 
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks 
Jongmyo Shrine 
Changdeokgung Palace Complex 
Hwaseong Fortress 
Gyeongju Historic Areas 
Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites 
Complex of Goguryeo Tombs 
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty 
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong 

INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE 
Royal Ancestral Rite and Ritual Music in Jongmyo Shrine 
The Pansori Epic Chant 
The Gangneung Danoje Festival 

MEMORY OF THE WORLD 
Hunminjeongeum Manuscript(Korean Alphabet) 
Annals of the Joseon Dynasty 
Baegun hwasang chorok buljo jikjisimcheyojeol (Jikji) 
Seungjeongwon Ilgi, the Diaries of the Royal Secretariat 
Uigwe: The Royal Protocols of the Joseon Dynasty 
Donguibogam: Principles and Practice of Eastern Medicine 

WORLD HERITAGE MAP 

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