Keith Pratt

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Keith Leslie Pratt (born January 27, 1938) is a British academic, author, historian, Koreanist, Sinologist and professor emeritus in the Department of East Asian Studies at Durham University in the United Kingdom.[1]

Pratt is the author or coauthor of numerous books and articles on Korea, including Korea: A Historical and Cultural Dictionary.[1]

Selected work[edit]

Pratt's published writings encompass 53 works in 76 publications in 3 languages and 2,174 library holdings.[2]

  • 2006 — Everlasting Flower: a History of Korea
  • 1999 — Korea: a Historical and Cultural Dictionary
  • 1995 — Korean Painting
  • 1970 — Visitors to China; Eyewitness Accounts of Chinese History



  1. ^ a b University of Chicago Press, author bio notes
  2. ^ WorldCat Identities: Pratt, Keith L.
  3. ^ University of Durham, News & Events: "Korean specialist honoured," 16 January 2002.
  4. ^ British Association for Korean Studies, BAKS, Council, 2010