Books on Korean Cuisine and Arts
Below we detail some of your favourite books on Korean cuisine and arts:
Korean Home Cooking
Korean Home Cooking (Essential Asian Kitchen Series) - by Soon Yung Chung. This book on Korean food and cuisine introduces you to a lot of popular Korean dishes, such as Korean mung bean pancakes, Bibimbap and more. There are easy step-by-step explanations for each recipe and beautiful pictures. Publisher: Tuttle Publishing. ISBN-10: 0794650066 & ISBN-13: 978-0794650063.
Perspectives on Korean Dance
Perspectives on Korean Dance - by Judy Van Zile. This is a book on Korean dance, in which the author explains everything to do with this art form. You will find information on its origins, terminology and iconography, as well as the role of shamanic dances, discussions of the Korean National Treasure system and much more. Publisher: Wesleyan University Press and ISBN-10: 081956494X & ISBN-13: 978-0819564948.
Muye Dobo Tongji
Muye Dobo Tongji : Comprehensive Illustrated Manual of Martial Arts of Ancient Korea - by Muye Dobo Tongji (Author), Yi Duk-Moo (Author), Park Je-Ga (Author), Sang H. Kim (Translator). This book is the first available translation in English of an ancient and complete manual of Korean martial arts. Muye Dobo Tongji was ordered in 1789 by King Chongjo to General Yi Duk-moo, who was put in charge to compile an official textbook on Korean martial arts. This book is an accurate history of those martial arts and it is rich of illustrations, including ancient woodblock carvings. Publisher: Turtle Press; 1st English Language Ed edition. ISBN-10: 1880336480 & ISBN-13: 978-1880336489
Korean Musical Instruments
Korean Musical Instruments (Images of Asia) - By Keith Howard. This book is dedicated to Korean music, its origins and history. The book includes a full catalogue of Korean musical instruments and each is discussed, with full descriptions, details of their repertory, construction notes, and brief consideration of playing techniques. The book contains several colour and black and white pictures. Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN-10: 0195861779 & ISBN-13: 978-0195861778.
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