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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies (2021) 21 (1): 105–122.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sora Kim Abstract We take the cardinal directions for granted, but they are social constructs. Directionality is relative to how we locate central points, and these choices reflect a sense of direction in a society. This article illustrates how the notion of “center” changed in Korean society...
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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies (2021) 21 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to the wealth and prosperity that became more desirable in later centuries. 40. In late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Korea, a hawk with three heads was a prevalent theme in painting and even in print. The hawk's three heads and attentive eyes gazing out in three different directions acted...
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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies (2021) 21 (2): 161–189.
Published: 01 November 2021
... “under the same sky,” in the sense that, beyond linguistic, religious, and political differences, there remains in the world a universal language, understandable to everyone, which, if correctly applied, can still help mankind to travel a long way. Finally, the episode of Master Wŏn'gwang...
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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies (2021) 21 (2): 191–210.
Published: 01 November 2021
... or even lower degrees when they studied under him, meaning that most of them had yet to find their way into officialdom. These students showed great enthusiasm for Wang Yangming's Neo-Confucian thought and were sometimes willing to travel across provinces to study under him. They also in some sense gave...
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Sungkyun Journal of East Asian Studies (2021) 21 (1): 51–81.
Published: 01 May 2021
... intended to build a public museum in the modern sense of the term before Japanese intervention. This is partly because the official historical documents, such as Sunjong sillok 純宗實錄 ( Annals of Sunjong ) and Sŭngjŏngwŏn ilgi 承政院日記 ( Daily Record of the Grand Secretariat ) , are reticent regarding...
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