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Notes on some of the laws, customs, and superstitions of Korea

American anthropologist4 • Published In 1891 • Pages: 177-187 incomplete

By: Rockhill, W. Woodville.

Abstract
Rockhill, as United States Chargé d'Affaires in 1886-87 jotted down a series of notes during his four month residence. This is an account of Korean culture presenting information on the following subjects: state, government activities, sanctions, justice, organized ceremonial, magic and feasting. As a general statement concerning Korean social organization, it is one of the best of its kind.
Subjects
Culture summary
Government institutions
Offenses and sanctions
Magic
Organized ceremonial
culture
Korea
HRAF PubDate
1998
Region
Asia
Sub Region
East Asia
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Government Official-5
Analyst
ER ; Robert J. Smith ; 1950
Coverage Date
not specified
Coverage Place
Korea
Notes
[by] W. Woodville Rockhill
This document consists of excerpts
LCCN
17015424
LCSH
Koreans