Monthly Archives: April 2017

Actio 5.3 – Global Perspective

One piece I believe to be missing from the course is (obviously) the Joseon Dynasty, or at least the Confucian underpinnings of Asian societies.  Although Joseon and China were both Confucian societies, and although Joseon was a tributary of China, … Continue reading

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Very Important (Library) Persons

Lee Pong-Soon, Librarian, Poet. Elrod, J. McRee. “The Beginning of Modern Library Science Education in Korea.” Special Libraries Cataloguing, Inc. Special Libraries Cataloguing, Inc, n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2017. <http://www.slc.bc.ca/yonsei/&gt;. Kim, Yung-chung. “Women and Modern Literature: Later Period.” Women of … Continue reading

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Uigwe

Shin, Byung-Ju. “Court Life and the Compilation of Uigwe during the Late Joseon.” Korean Journal. Korean National Commission for UNESCO, 2008. Web. 29 Apr. 2017. <https://www.ekoreajournal.net/issue/view_pop.htm?Idx&gt;. Uigwe were journals of rituals and protocols intended to preserve “the wishes of previous … Continue reading

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Literati Purges

Jo Gwangjo

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Ancient Texts

Inshil Choe, Yoon. “Early-Period T’Aengniji Manuscripts.” Korean Studies, vol. 37, Jan. 2013, pp. 225-249. EBSCOhost. Quoting from the article: “The T ’aengniji fPfil* (Book of Choosing Settlements), written by Yi Chung-hwan ^Jt’JIS (1690-1756) in the early 1750s, is one of the … Continue reading

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Current and Future

Paju Book City: SLOWIK JR., GEORGE. “Korea’s Celebration of Books.” Publishers Weekly, vol. 257, no. 49, 13 Dec. 2010, p. 33. Korea Manhwa Museum

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Chongjo

Yi, Tae-Jin. “King Chongjo: Confucianism, Enlightenment, and Absolute Rule.” Korea Journal, vol. 40, no. 4, Winter2000, p. 168. EBSCOhost Examines Chongjo’s attempts to achieve his political agenda through scholarship and research.  Explains his motivation behind creating the Kyujanggak library and how … Continue reading

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