The author of this blog is an American of Korean descent and an enthusiast for Korean history and culture. Though he does not claim to be an expert, he humbly offers this limited information on traditional Korean clothing, or hanbok, its history, and his thoughts on modern and premodern culture.
Works Referenced for this blog:
Shin Myung-ho, Timothy V. Atkinson (tr.). Joseon royal court culture : ceremonial and daily life. Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea: Dolbegae Publishers, 2004.
Michael J. Seth. A concise history of Korea : from the neolithic period through the nineteenth century. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., c2006.
Peter H. Lee (ed.). Sources of Korean Tadition. NY: Columbia University Press, c1997.
안명숙. 우리 옷 이야기: 한국 복식 문화사. 서울: 예학사, 2007.
李京子. 우리옷과장신구. 서울: 열화당, 2003
권오창. 조선시대우리옷. 서울: 현암사, 1998.