Joseon Dynasty

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  • Art And Visual Culture : The Joseon Dynasty

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    The Joseon Dynasty was declared by Yi Seonggye, best known as King Taejo, in the late fourteenth century. King Taejo 's foundation for the new empire was based on the rejection of the Goryeo Dynasty, the state religion of Buddhism, and his desire for a Neo-Confucianist society. The new standards of Neo-Confucianism significantly affected the art and visual culture produced during this period of Korean history. During the Joseon period, paintings were considered a form of visual enlightenment for

  • Complishments Of King Sejong

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    of Great King Sejong King Sejong the 4th king of Joseon Dynasty is well known to Koreans and in there history. He is well known not only because he was good ruler but also the fact that he had accomplished so much achievements that helped the nation to be successful even today. In today’s society he is titled Great King Sejong or King Sejong the Great, for acknowledgement of his great accomplishments which led to golden age of the early Joseon Dynasty. To many people in the world he is most notable

  • Cultural Observation Report About Face Shop

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    makeup trend of Goryeo influenced by Buddhism changed as Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) emerged. Joseon revered simpler makeup culture where inner beauty was more important than outer beauty, an ideology reflected from Confucianism (Yoon, 2017). Natural looking makeup culture of Joseon paved the path of a new kind of makeup culture, skin care. It is no surprise that Korean people continue to cherish the skin care regiments today as women of Joseon did hundreds of years ago. When we look into the evolution

  • Difference Between Sejong The Great And Kamehameha

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    (Chosonkorea.org). Sejong Daewang was the king of the Joseon-dynasty Korea (now known either as North and South Korea) and his reign was from 1418 to 1450 (Chosonkorea.org). The two leaders ruled their land in many similar and different ways. Their behavior while ruling was also similar, yet different in many ways as well. Sejong’s pathway to becoming a ruler was much simpler than Kamehameha’s. Sejong was not supposed to be the ruler of the Joseon Dynasty. He easily and simply became king (Thoughtco.com)

  • Jeju Haenyeo Essay

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    Culture of Jeju Haenyeo (Women divers) Haenyeos are professional female divers who hold their breath for every 10 meters under the sea to collect different types of seafood and seaweed without the use of breathing apparatus. They use a special breathing technique called Sumbi sori where the Jeju Haenyeo whistle to breathe out the carbon dioxide and breathe in fresh oxygen (UNESCO.org, 2016). They can dive up to 7 hours a day and 90 days of the year. According to the Jeju Haenyeo Museum, the haenyeo

  • Coming Of Age Ceremony Essay

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    if lucky, a first kiss. Champagne and perfume are other two options with high-tech gadgets being the latest addition these days. Despite the western appearance however, the coming of age ceremony has its own tradition dating as far as the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392). The first written record of Korea’s coming of age ceremony is found in 965, during King Gwangjong’s reign (925-975). It was written at the time that the young crown prince was presented with new grown-up garments

  • The Founding Of Choson From The Korean Peninsula

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    wanted to a change. In Late Koryo, Buddhism had corrupted so much that even one of their own members wrote to fix a decadence in their religion. Confucians scholars blamed the Buddhists’ mismanagement to justify their action of building a new dynasty . The shift of a state from Buddhism to Neo-Confucianism with the transition from Koryo to Choson is well-known, but it needs to be broken down into pieces to observe the changes that occurred. Religious status of late Koryo, religious status of Choson

  • Samurai, Yangban, and Gentry: Dealing with the Problem of the Uprising of the Lower Classes

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    The samurai of Tokugawa Japan, the yangban of Choson Korea, and the gentry of Ming China were three very powerful and elite groups of East Asia. These groups consisted of high ranking government officials with judicial power and influence. Although the groups were located in the same region they had their similarities and differences in how they obtained power and how they used their power. Japanese samurai were military nobility who had almost as much power as the emperor, but were not the highest

  • Catholic Koreans in Choson Korea Essay

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    At the time that Catholicism by a Jesuit brand was initially introduced into Chosŏn Korea, the central government's policy towards the foreign religion had been tied to factional politics (Rausch, p.47). If the governing regional authority or dominant political faction felt sympathetic or indifferent toward the western religion and its converts, its followers were pretty much left alone. Though there were some minor persecutions before the beginning of the 19th Century; after the authorities in

  • The Role Of Women During The Era Of Tang Dynasty Of Chos Ŏ N

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    industrialization. This essay aims to compare the role of women nowadays with that of Confucian Chosŏn Dynasty and to explain how recent socio-economic changes influenced the development towards the current stratum of urban middle class housewives. Also, it seeks to explain the stigma behind the development of this new layer of society. Confucian Norms in Chosŏn Korea and Role of Women The era of Yi dynasty of Chosŏn Korea (1392-1910) brought many changes to the social system. In the aftermath of Hideyoshi

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