Encyclopedia of Korean Culture

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Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
Author Academy of Korean Studies: 3,800 named contributors; editorial staff
Country South Korea
Language Korean
Subject Korean studies
Genre Reference encyclopedia
Publisher DongBang Media Co.
Publication date
Media type 28 volumes (hardbound)
Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
Hangul 한국민족문화대백과사전
Hanja 韓國民族文化大百科事典
Revised Romanization Hanguk Minjok Munhwa Daebaekgwasajeon
McCune–Reischauer Han'guk Minjok Munhwa Taebaekkwasajŏn

The Encyclopedia of Korean Culture is a Korean language encyclopedia published by the Academy of Korean Studies and DongBang Media Co. In 2001, the digital edition EncyKorea was published on CD-ROM and DVD. 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. It is widely perceived as the most extensive encyclopedia of Korean studies.[1]

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  1. ^ "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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