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Sourcebook of Korean Civilization

From the Seventeenth Century to the Modern (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)

Peter Lee (Editor)


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Hardcover (3/25/1993)


This is the most comprehensive and authoritative English-language anthology of primary source material on Korean civilization ever assembled. Encompassing social, intellectual, religious, and literary traditions, this volume covers the seventeenth century to the modern period. Contemporary histories, social documents, Buddhist scripture, philosophical treatises, and popular literature selected for this book reflect the dynasties and eras that helped fashion the late Choson (1600-1860) and Modern (1860-1945) periods.

Columbia University Press, 9780231079143, 876pp.

Publication Date: July 25, 1996

About the Author

Peter H. Lee is Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature and Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles.