The Korean Anthology of Successive Dynasties in its original wood-block typeset text comprises a
collection of more than 1,000 works written by Korean scholars over a 1,300 year period from the 7th to
early 20th centuries. It features abundant and detailed information providing the requisite knowledge on
topics in the fields of philosophy, history, art and culture, society, economics, military affairs,
geography and astronomy, making it the most complete Korean-authored source material written in literary
This anthology reveals the love of family and love of country among Korean intellectuals and the fields
of knowledge in Korea during each era. It chronicles historical events and provides Confucian descriptions
of people, places, events and thought. This makes it an invaluable research source on Sino-Korean history,
literature, Sino-Korean relations and pan-East Asian relations, East Asian civilization and history.
- Major source of fundamental sinology research material to help get beyond the confines of Sino-centric or Euro-centric perspectives.
- Cultural exchanges between China, Japan and Korea and this anthology's cultural, historical and philosophical content foster a broader comprehension of sinology topics through pan East Asian thinking.
- Showcases the significance of East Asian Korea and Southeast Asian Vietnam being called the final two pieces of the sinology puzzle.
- Table of contents and index user convenience (6 large volume index features items listed by author, era and name).
- Nearly 80% of content never previously available online.
- Available both in print edition and an online database for research efficiency.