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Status Books Published Primary Language English Imprint Brill Publication Type Journal Article. Reference Entry. Major Reference Work.
Print Email Share. Items per page 10 20 50 Page: 1 2. A Companion to Korean American Studies. A Companion to Korean American Studies presents interdisciplinary works from a number of authors who have contributed to the field of Korean American Studies. This collection ranges from chapters detailing the histories of Korean migration to the United States to contemporary flows of popular culture between South Korea and the United States.
The authors present on Korean American history, gender relations, cultural formations, social relations, and politics. Kim, Nadia Y. Oh, Edward J.
Park, Jerry Z. John B. Whitman includes contributions by a range of mid-generation to senior scholars among his closest colleagues and collaborators representing the front line of contemporary research in the areas of historical and theoretical linguistics of Japanese and Korean as well of Chinese, Turkish, and Russian. Particularly, in all these areas it deals with still ongoing debates about the important issues in historical and theoretical linguistics concerning these languages that are reflected in articles often representing opposing points of view.
This book can serve as a good introduction to the current state-of-art and the most essential problems in the fields it covers. Economic Consequences of Divorce in Korea.
Korean divorce law still adheres to fault-based divorce. According to a majority of the Supreme Court, the main reason for not admitting a no-fault policy is that the preconditions for systems for financially protecting the spouse and children after divorce have not yet been satisfied in Korea. However, there is not much time left, so we must use this golden time for preparing protective measures for divorced women and their children, through legislative efforts.
Engraving Virtue: The Printing History of a Premodern Korean Moral (Illustrated Guide to the Three Relations), a moral primer of Chosŏn. ykoketomel.ml: Engraving Virtue: The Printing History of a Premodern Korean Moral Primer (Brill's Korean Studies Library) (): Young Kyun Oh: .
The invention of the Korean alphabet just a decade after the first edition of this book would seem a perfect opportunity to use the alphabet for a new edition that could be read by ordinary people. The fact that the vernacular version of the stories was added as marginal notes has always baffled scholars, but the author seems to have come up with a convincing explanation for this.
The author convincingly shows that scholars were opposed to the idea of ordinary people simply grasping the purport of the story through reading. Zhu Xi had rallied against the idea of acquiring knowledge through passive reading; he was highly critical of the trend in his time of publishing study books through which students could approach the subject matter. To him, texts—original texts rather than commentaries—were to be read out loud, preferably under the guidance of a teacher, rather than alone.
The notion of a universal empire in which peoples of different backgrounds coexisted was an outcome of this rather exceptional imperial experience, certainly to Sinoxenic neighbors like Kory. About this title Synopsis: In Engraving Virtue , Young Kyun Oh investigates the publishing history of the Samgang Haengsil-to Illustrated Guide to the Three Relations , a moral primer of Chosn , and traces the ways in which woodblock printed books contributed to shaping premodern Korea. During the following century, Kory society stabilized its aristocratic civil bureaucracy, run by some powerful Great Descent taejok groups. Beginning with the Yuan, and continuing with the Ming and the. Certainly, as was the case in many other societies, books and printing played a pivotal role in the evolution of Korean civilization, and its culture has valued them with much respect. Some assimilation into Buddhism and Shamanism took place owing to Korea's geographical isolation from the Muslim world.
Reading was not about obtaining knowledge but about internalizing a moral outlook; it was more a spiritual exercise than an intellectual undertaking pp. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.