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CIA World Factbook: Korea, South
Features a map and brief descriptions of geography, economy, government, and people.

The Korea Herald
The home of one of South Korea's largest English newspapers, this site provides information on what is happening in Korea today.
Learn all about Korea's people, government and economy. Also has lots of articles on sports and entertainment.

South Korea: A Country Study
Information from the Library of Congress covering the economy, geography, history, society and government of the country.

PBS Online: Hidden Korea/Culture
A brief look at Korean culture.

Insight Guide Korea (Insight Guides)
by Tom Le Bas

Lonely Planet's Guide to South Korea - Culture
A brief look at South Korean culture. Includes links to general facts about the country and tourist information.

Life in Korea: Cultural Spotlight
An in-depth look at various aspects of Korean culture and society.

South Korea - Culture, History, and Religion
Created especially for western students, this site provides a glimpse into the world of South Korea. Includes photographs.

Kids Online: Korea
A Korean child's report on Korea, complete with map, flag, and national anthem sound clip.
Life in Korea: Scenes of Korea
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
Take a virtual journey to Korea, learn a little bit of the language, and explore a popular form of poetry.

Korea Traditional Wedding
Introduces and explains Korean marriage traditions.
DeMilitarized Zone
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
Provides the words and phrases foreigners need in a Korean restaurant.

Korean Culture and Life
Examines Korean symbols, folklore, daily life, family life, faith, and moral philosophy.

Cheong Wa Dae
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
Includes virtual exhibits, as well as general information about the museum and its collections.

The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts
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
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
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
A detailed introduction to traditional Korean music.

Things Korean -- Onggie
Thinkquest site explores traditional Korean pottery making. In English and Korean.

Korean Bell
A look at one of Korea's traditional instruments. Includes sound files. In English and Korean.

Cyber Tour Of Korea - Art and Such
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
Online gallery includes pictures of paintings, sculptures, photographs, traditional crafts, calligraphy, and ceramics.

Arts of Korea - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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
Portal site run by governmental agency, the Korea Information Service (KOIS). Includes web directory, news, and facts about the country.

National Digital Library
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)
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
Assesses problems facing public administrations, gives overview on its departments and research centers, activities, and events; holds workshops to upgrade the expertise of administrators.

Leaf Tray

The Korea Times
English Daily published by Hankookilbo, a national daily.

The Korea Herald
English daily published in Seoul.

Chosun Ilbo
Daily news about Korea from the on-line edition of the Chosun Ilbo national daily.

JoongAng Ilbo English News
Offers elected Korean and international news from this national daily.

English Dong-A
Service of Dong-A Ilbo, a national daily.

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Korea Times Homepage
Major English language newspaper for Korean News.

MK News
Offered by Maeil Kyongje, a national business daily.

The Seoul Times
Internet newspaper for foreigners in Korea, with news on culture and social affairs.

The PRKorea Times
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
Specimens of modern Korean poetry translated into English. Site includes biographical sketches of modern poets.

Korean Folk Tales
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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Art History