Books on Korean Culture, customs and tradition
Below are listed some of our favourite books which have been written about Seoul and South Korean culture.
Living in Seoul: A Westerns Perspective
Living in Seoul: A Westerns Perspective after 2 years in Seoul, South Korea - by Paul Symonds. This book was written by Paul who was a teacher of business English in Gangnam (Kangnam) Seoul, South Korea for 2 years. He taught 1-to-1, with students ranging from business people, TV presenters, ex-athletes, teenagers, CEO's and more. Paul covers a wide range of subjects, covered in over 20 chapters. You can also read this South Korean Culture book online now.
Culture Shock: Korea
Culture Shock: Korea (Culture Shock Series) - by Sonja Vegdahl Hur & B.Seunghua Hur.
Culture Shock Korea is a complete book on Korean customs, etiquette and traditions. This book is something you must have if you wish to live in Korea and understand their culture, make business with Koreans or even if you are just interested in other cultures and ways of living. Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Pub Co. ISBN-13: 978-1558681071
Roadmap to Korean
Roadmap to Korean - By Richard Harris. In this book on Korean language, the author explains the history, culture and linguistic structure of Korean. The advantage of this book is that it explains the difficulties of learning Korean from the point of view of English speakers. Publisher: Hollym International Corporation. ISBN-13: 978-1565911871
An Introduction to Korean Culture
An Introduction to Korean Culture - by Andrew C. Nahm and John H. Koo. This book focuses on many aspects of Korean culture, both modern and traditional. This provides and overall introduction to Korean culture and the book is easy to read. There is an extensive bibliography at the end of the book for those who wish to know more about some particular topics. Publisher: Hollym International Corp. ISBN-13: 978-1565910867
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