Publisher: British Museum, 2000.
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This illustrated book, the first authoritative general introduction to the distinctive culture of this country to be published in English, traces its development chronologically from the Neolithic period (c. 6000 BC) right up to the present day.
Korea, published in association with the opening of a major new permanent Korean Gallery in the British Museum, illustrates over a hundred of the highest achievements of Korean craftsmanship, including precious metalwork, sculpture and lacquer as well as celadons, painting and printing.
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