This book is the most comprehensive and authoritative English-language anthology of primary source material on Korean civilization ever assembled. The first part of Volume I begins with the Korean creation myth and covers the rise of Korea's Three Kingdoms. The second part covers the history of the Kory dynasty and the lasting influences it had on Korean culture. The last part centres on the Early Choson period, which witnessed important reforms in educational philosophy, the rise of medicine, a thriving economy, the changing role of women and the continuing presence of Buddhism.
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