A Geek in Korea
Discovering Asia's New Kingdom of CooleBook - 2014
"A Geek in Korea" reinvents the culture guide for the Internet age. Packed with articles and photographs, it covers all the touchstones of Korean culture--from Buddhism and Confucianism to chapters on the traditional arts and disciplines like Taekwondo. There are chapters on cultural code words and norms; personal relationships; business and technology; and symbols and practices that are peculiarly Korean. A number of chapters are devoted to Korean pop culture, with attention to the stars, idols, and urban subcultures associated with them. For visitors to Korea, the author includes a mini-guide to his favorite neighborhoods in Seoul and other places of outstanding interest.
Publisher: Tokyo, Tuttle Publishing,, 2014.
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (159 pages) : colour illustrations, maps.