Hoffmann the most extensive site for Korean Studies
Icas a complication of historical documents pertaining Korea
history, by Mok Kim
favorite articles about Chosôn
of Virginia, Korean Department
Hawaii: Korea on the Internet
Hawaii: Links to Korea on the Internet
ship in Korean waters (1797)
about Rubens (Korean Man)
Maps of Korea in possession of the
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA, East Asian
(Definitely worth visiting)
History at Stockton
Part of Richard Stockton College's Global History Consortium:
history & culture of Korea
from ancient times to the present
of Berkeley, history page
An enormous site maintained by the University of California at
Berkley. You will find everything you want to know about Korea's history,
ancient to modern. The section on the Koryo Dynasty includes an interactive
quiz and links within the text on the Chosôn Dynasty
By Joseph Hong at UC Berkeley; Ancient History; Koryo Dynasty; Chosôn
Dynasty; Colonial Period; Liberation and Korean War; Contemporary
Ahn Choong Kun Memorial Hall
collection of 100 year old pictures of Korea
Jan Boonstra's collection of old pictures
British ship visits Pusan in 1797
University of Yeungnam
course about Korean art
of Korean art
of Korean Architecture
Studies email list
review on Korean studies
Korea in the Eye of the Tiger
Promoting education and cultural understanding through "Korea
in the Eye of the Tiger," an interactive history of East Asia
focusing on Korea, China, Japan, Mongolia and Russia.
Since the contents is not easy to find; the
table of contents can be found here
about films in Korea
same in Dutch
from Prof. Boudewijn Walraven about Dutch-Korean connections
University in Berlin (Currently only in German)
history in Korea
or Suwon Castle
journal of Korean studies
Into the Hermit Kingdom (11)
This is a terrific, site for both younger and older kids and parents
to learn about the history, folk tales, customs and culture of Korea.
It includes an interactive game room.
of the Late Chosôn Dynasty
Beautiful site providing not only excellent historical background
on the art of Korea in the 18th and 19th centuries, but stunning photos
as well. Great visual history on everything from ceramics to painting.
Philosophy and Religion
Long text about early beliefs, Korean philosophers,
and different religions in Korea.
Kings of Korea
A list of the Kings of Korea during
the Chosôn Dynasty with the dates they ruled. Links to more information
about their reigns on other sites are included.
in a (Korean) name?
slaves enjoyed a vacation (click into the hermit kingdom)
Background of Taekwondo
Brief overview of the history of the martial art of Taekwondo, emphasizing
the importance to the military during the Ancient and Middle time
Photographs and historical background on clothing
worn by the nobility and the common people and a description of
what wrapping cloths are. Source: Peabody Essex Museum
History (still available ?? Please inform me)
All of Korea's history is presented in a single article. There are
links to each historic period at the top of the page.
Explore the history of Korea! This on-line book is divided into
short informative articles.
Treasures of the Late Chosôn Dynasty
Excellent historical background on a large variety of the art of
18th and 19th century Korea. Everything from painting to ceramics.
Slow to load, but worth the wait.
to the Chosôn Dynasty
This site includes information about Korean history from 1390 to
1910. Information is very well organized. Source: Korean Studies
of the General Sherman A US Marine Merchant Ship
page about Korean history
Independence Hall of Korea
Official guide to the exhibition hall
Paekche History Museum
Paekche Dynasty in the stage of Buyo, Gongju; Information for tourists
and specialties of Chungnam(Chungchungnamdo).
History Compilation Committee
A site maintained by Hans Alexander Kneider
Hall of President Park
Operated by Kumi City, the birth place of the late president.
Ahn Choong Kun Memorial Hall
of Korea and the Origin of Yamato Japan
By Wontack Hong; On-line book.
Focuses on articles about Korean history and folk tales from Korea's
National University May 18 Institute
Internet Special Event - The Promise, 700 Years Old
Syngman Rhee Memorial Museum
Official guide to the museum dedicated to the first president.
May 18 Kwangju Democratic Uprising
American Historical Society
of Japan in Korea
to buy an antique map?
de Galoup, Comte de La Pérouse
site some articles are related to Asia
brief History of William Adams
historical annals of the Chosôn dynasty (in Korean)
of Ancient Korea
about Carletti (in French)
Connections to the Ancient Japanese Empire
Randy R. Johnson shows a special point of view regarding the origin
of Ancient Japanese Empire. He mentions that the ancient Japanese
imperial line may have been taken over by ethnic Koreans sometime
in the fourth century AD (English only)
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Sejong - Korea Insights
King Sejong ruled Korea from 1418 to 1450 when Chinese culture (including
the writing system) was prevalent among the aristocratic society.
This site provides a good introduction to the person who developed
the phonetic language system now known as Korean. (Korean &
Newton University links to Korea
Japanese discussion site about the name the East-Sea
wonderful site about East Asian history (mainly China, a little Japan,
and a few links to Korean history sites.
The Korean Unesco Bibliographic database
A site about
North Korea maintained by two friendly Russian professors I met
Dutch comfort women