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CIA World Factbook: Korea, South http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ks.html
Features a map and brief descriptions of geography, economy, government, and people.

The Korea Herald http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/
The home of one of South Korea's largest English newspapers, this site provides information on what is happening in Korea today.

Korea.net http://www.kois.go.kr/
Learn all about Korea's people, government and economy. Also has lots of articles on sports and entertainment.

South Korea: A Country Study http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/krtoc.html
Information from the Library of Congress covering the economy, geography, history, society and government of the country.

PBS Online: Hidden Korea/Culture http://www.pbs.org/hiddenkorea/culture.htm
A brief look at Korean culture.


Insight Guide Korea (Insight Guides)
by Tom Le Bas

Lonely Planet's Guide to South Korea - Culture http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/south_korea/
A brief look at South Korean culture. Includes links to general facts about the country and tourist information.

Life in Korea: Cultural Spotlight http://www.lifeinkorea.com/Culture/spotlight.cfm
An in-depth look at various aspects of Korean culture and society.

South Korea - Culture, History, and Religion http://media.graniteschools.org/Curriculum/korea/
Created especially for western students, this site provides a glimpse into the world of South Korea. Includes photographs.

Kids Online: Korea http://www.kids-online.net/world/skorea.html
A Korean child's report on Korea, complete with map, flag, and national anthem sound clip.
Life in Korea: Scenes of Korea http://www.lifeinkorea.com/cgi-bin/pictures.cfm
More than 6,000 photographs from Korea. Pictures cover a variety of topics, ranging from traditional wedding ceremonies to religious rituals to the changing scenes.




Korea for Children http://www.curriculum.edu.au/accessasia/korea/kids.htm
Take a virtual journey to Korea, learn a little bit of the language, and explore a popular form of poetry.

Korea Traditional Wedding http://www.geocities.com/korea_traditional_wedding/
Introduces and explains Korean marriage traditions.
DeMilitarized Zone http://library.thinkquest.org/28825/
Thinkquest Challenger site relates the history of the DMZ and explores how this narrow strip of land which divides the two Koreas has come to be home to a fragile ecosystem.

Survival Korean -- Restaurant http://www.1stopkorea.com/cooking-survival.htm
Provides the words and phrases foreigners need in a Korean restaurant.

Korean Culture and Life http://www.ktnet.co.kr/enghome/culture/culture.html
Examines Korean symbols, folklore, daily life, family life, faith, and moral philosophy.

Cheong Wa Dae  http://www.president.go.kr/warp/en/children/country/
A look at the people and culture of Korea. Simple illustrated text. From the Office of the President.


Land of Miracles Getting Married in Korea

National Museum of Contemporary Art http://www.moca.go.kr/Modern/eng/
Includes virtual exhibits, as well as general information about the museum and its collections.

The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts http://210.95.200.104/english_version/html/ja0h000101.html
Organization funded by the government for preserving traditional music and dance. Site includes a look at the museum's 1,400-year history, as well as introductions to Korean music, traditional instruments, and drama.

Pictorial Calligraphy http://www.korean-kang.com/english/introduction.htm
Introduces the traditional art of pictorial calligraphy. Includes history of the art form, a brief look at the life of a contemporary artist, and samples of his work.

Sjack Gallery http://www.sjack.com/
An online illustration gallery with many colorful Illustrations about the Korean culture including its language, traditional clothing, foods, and entertainment.

About Korea: Traditional Korean Music http://ailab.kyungpook.ac.kr/kmd/korea_music.htm
A detailed introduction to traditional Korean music.




Things Korean -- Onggie http://library.thinkquest.org/26718/
Thinkquest site explores traditional Korean pottery making. In English and Korean.

Korean Bell http://library.thinkquest.org/29141/
A look at one of Korea's traditional instruments. Includes sound files. In English and Korean.

Cyber Tour Of Korea - Art and Such http://gibell.com/elliemk/korea/art.html
A westerner living in South Korea introduces a few of the art pieces she has found most intriguing.

Seoul Municipal Museum of Art: Online Gallery http://www.metro.seoul.kr/muse/eng/gallery/gallery.html
Online gallery includes pictures of paintings, sculptures, photographs, traditional crafts, calligraphy, and ceramics.

Arts of Korea - The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/korea/koreaonline/index.htm
Explore the Arts of Korea exhibit at the Met, including Korean ceramic works, metalwork, decorative arts, Buddhist sculpture, paintings, and the Arts of Korea Gallery.





The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History (Revised and Updated Edition)
by Don Oberdorfer Battle for Korea Korea, Art Poster by National Archive Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader : North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
by Bradley K. Martin


Korea.net http://www.korea.net/
Portal site run by governmental agency, the Korea Information Service (KOIS). Includes web directory, news, and facts about the country.

National Digital Library http://www.dlibrary.go.kr/
Aims to enlarge national information capacity by linking major Korean libraries, promote balanced regional development, and establish a distribution system of national documents throughout libraries nationwide.

Korea Development Institute (KDI) http://www.kdi.re.kr/
Government sponsored think tank providing analysis and advice on government policy in macroeconomic management, money and finance, law and economics, social development, and the North Korean economy. [Korean, English]

The Korea Institute of Public Administration http://www.kipa.re.kr/eng/
Assesses problems facing public administrations, gives overview on its departments and research centers, activities, and events; holds workshops to upgrade the expertise of administrators.




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The Korea Times http://times.hankooki.com/
English Daily published by Hankookilbo, a national daily.

The Korea Herald http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/
English daily published in Seoul.

Chosun Ilbo http://english.chosun.com/
Daily news about Korea from the on-line edition of the Chosun Ilbo national daily.

JoongAng Ilbo English News http://joongangdaily.joins.com/
Offers elected Korean and international news from this national daily.

English Dong-A http://english.donga.com/
Service of Dong-A Ilbo, a national daily.


In Autumn

Korea Times Homepage http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/times.htm
Major English language newspaper for Korean News.

MK News http://english.mk.co.kr/
Offered by Maeil Kyongje, a national business daily.

The Seoul Times http://theseoultimes.com/
Internet newspaper for foreigners in Korea, with news on culture and social affairs.

The PRKorea Times http://times.prkorea.com/
English newspaper for foreigners, providing stories from all over the world on Korean culture, tours, food, life, pen pal stories, interviews, and photos.

Korean Poetry Pages http://www.sogang.ac.kr/~anthony/poetry.htm
Specimens of modern Korean poetry translated into English. Site includes biographical sketches of modern poets.

Korean Folk Tales http://story.lg.co.kr:3000/
Interactive presentation of folktales in English and Korean.



Korean Comprehensive Audio CD Korean War in Color DVD




IRC-RELAY - Network Policy

History of Corea, Ancient and Modern
With description of manners and customs,
language and geography by John Ross
(Unknown Binding - 1891)

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