A Trip to the Museums in Korea: A must have book when touring Korea. A must read book if interested in Korean history, culture and philosophy. (Paperback)
This is a must read book when you are touring Korea. This is a must read book if you are interested in Korean history, culture and philosophy. In 550 pages, the book overflows with colorful pictures of artifacts from various Museums in Korea. This book definitely gives you a tour of Korea from ancient times to the present. If you thought you knew Korea, this book will amaze you and change your thoughts about Korean history and culture. This book talks to you about the meanings of the artifacts you will meet in Museums around Korea.
Currently, Korean music and drama are popular all over the world. Why are they so mesmerizing and relevant that the world is paying a close attention to? The answer lies in Korea's long history and its dynamic culture. Korean culture began and developed based on history that started long before 6,000 years ago. The readers will meet true aspects of Korean culture in the pages of this book. Together we will go on a tour of numerous Korean museums. In the pages of this book, readers will meet the splendid gold crowns, the first metal type press, the Korean national flag, and the unique Korean alphabet, Hangul. We will also learn about the role of a Shindansu tree, the tree in the village-center which can be seen around the world. Readers will get to tour the mysterious bronze-work technology that went into creating sun worshipping Korean bronze mirror that is unmatched even by today's technology. Readers will tour numerous magnificent Neolithic age dolmens of Korea; indeed 70% of all dolmens in the world exist in Korea. This book will explore how all Korean foods, costumes, and houses are prepared, made and constructed based on the principles of yin, yang, and the five elements. Please, join us in exploring the wonders of Korean history and culture written in these pages; and enjoy the tour