Encyclopedia of Korean Culture

The Encyclopedia of Korean Culture is a Korean language encyclopedia published by the Academy of Korean Studies and DongBang Media Co. The articles in the encyclopedia are aimed at readers who want to learn about Korean culture and history, and were written by over 3,800 scholars and expert contributors — mainly associated with the Academy of Korean Studies. Munhwa Ilbo called it the most extensive encyclopedia of Korean studies.[1]

Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
AuthorAcademy of Korean Studies: 3,800 named contributors; editorial staff
CountrySouth Korea
SubjectKorean studies
GenreReference encyclopedia
PublisherDongBang Media Co.
Publication date
Media type28 volumes (hardbound)
Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
Revised RomanizationHanguk Minjok Munhwa Daebaekgwasajeon
McCune–ReischauerHan'guk Minjok Munhwa Taebaekkwasajŏn

In 2001, the digital edition EncyKorea was published on CD-ROM and DVD.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "민족문화 백과사전 디지털 증보판 출시" [The revised edition of Encyclopedia of Korean Culture is released on digital media] (in Korean). Munhwa Ilbo. 2001-10-22. Retrieved 2008-04-28.

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