Examines Buddhism, Confucianism, and Christianity in Korea, focusing on their mutual accommodation, exclusion, conflict, and assimilation.
The first major exhibition in the United States of chaekgeori painting, including on view for the first time many screens from private collections and various Korean institutions.
The first English translations of the writings of Chŏngsan (1900-62), who codified the central doctrines of Won Buddhism.
An overview of Korean Buddhism and its major figures in the modern period.
Insights into the experience and philosophy of Buddhism from a Korean perspective.
Presents an indispensable survey of contemporary Korean politics.
Argues that a syncretic worldview encouraged the remarkable growth of Christianity in Korea.
An accessible, comprehensive source of information on the Korean language--its structure and history to its cultural and sociological setting.
A concise guide to the key practice systems of the East Asian Meditational schools Ch'an, Son, and Zen.
Leading historians and Asian-specialists explore key aspects of United States-Korean relations.
During the period of Japanese domination, Kim Songsu emerged as one of Korea's leading cultural nationalists. This life history details his contribution to the self-strengthening programs moderate nationalists advocated as the foundation for Korea's independence.
Describes the historical background and philosophy of the reform-minded, eighteenth-century Korean thinker, Chong Yagyong.
A well-documented work on the history of modern Korea focusing on the history of Christianity in relation to politics.
Focuses on the paradox of development in the newly industrializing country of South Korea.
Lee, former South Korean government Minister of Labor for the South Korean government, discusses the country's economic development from 1945-1994 and the public policies that shaped it, arguing that if South Korea is to become a major economic power, the government should withdraw from the economic front line.
This is a study of the most significant debate in Korean Neo-Confucianism between the two most eminent Neo-Confucian thinkers, summarizing their philosophies and providing refreshing insights into Confucian language and culture.
This book is an annotated translation, with introduction and commentary, of the correspondence between Yi Hwang (T'oegye, 1500-1570) and Ki Taesung (Kobong, 1527-1572) and between Yi I (Yulgok, 1536-1584) ...