ERIC Number: ED055491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Korean Basic Course: Area Background.
Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.
Designed to serve as an introduction to some aspects of Korean culture and civilization, this text consists largely of lectures on various topics prepared by staff members of the Defense Language Institute. The major section on the Republic of South Korea includes information on: (1) the historical setting; (2) the politico-military complex; (3) the socio-economic structure; (4) the socio-religious tradition including religion, education, kinship, the Korean house, customs, and cuisine; and (5) artistic and intellectual expression. The final unit on the People's Republic of North Korea examines the geography of North Korea, the structure of the government, party politics, foreign policy, industrial development, land reform and collectivization, the educational system, and the Armed Forces. (RL)
Descriptors: Art Expression, Cultural Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Policy, Government (Administrative Body), Industrialization, Instructional Materials, International Relations, Korean, Korean Culture, Land Use, Modern Languages, Political Socialization, Religious Cultural Groups, Social Change, Socioeconomic Influences
Director, Defense Language Institute, Department of the Army, U.S. Naval Station, Anacostia Annex, Washington, D.C. 20390 (With specific permission)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Defense, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Defense Language Inst., Washington, DC.