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Palaces of Korea

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Korean Culture Series #3 In "Palaces of Korea", Kim Dong-uk, a renowned historian of Korean architecture, guides readers on a journey through the history of palaces in Korea, daily life and ceremonial events, and palace architecture. However, the author also writes extensively about the similarities and differences between palaces across East Asia, namely Japan and China.

The book includes a glossary of all terms transliterated into English with their Chinese counterparts.

Contents:

   Introduction....1

1.Capitals and Palaces of East Asia....  6

2. Brief History of Korean Palaces....15

1) Korean Dynasties

2) Palaces of the Ancient Kingdoms

3) Palaces of the Goryeo Dynasty

4 )Palaces of theJoseon Dynasty

5) Palaces of the korean Empire and later changes

6) Restoration efforts since 1970s

3. Ceremonial Events and daily life....40

1) Important Palace Cerimonies

2) Daily Life in the Palaces

4.Palaces Architecture....58

5. Prominent korean Palaces....67

1) Gyeongbokgung palace

2) Changdeokgung palace

3) Changgyeonggung palace

4) Gyeonghuigung palace

5)  Deoksugung palace

6) Royal villas (haenggung)

Further Reading...  128

Index.... 130

A244

Data sheet

Genre
historical
Pages
137
Publisher
Hollym
Author
Kim Dong-uk

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