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KOREA Located between China and Japan Continuous cultural and geopolitcal interactions with China and Japan Korean language is considered “language isolate”
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Modern Korea One of the world’s fastest growing economies Korean GDP ranked No. 12 in the world World’s 8 th largest exporter
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Korean Wave (Hallyu): Korean Cultural Export since early 1990s Korean movies, TV dramas, and pop-music are very popular around the world; rapidly spreading beyond Asian countries Korea is among the world’s top ten cultural exporters “Rain” “Wonder Girls” “DBSK “BigBang” “Girls’ Generation” “Dae-Jang-Gum” TV drama “Super Junior”
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Five Thousand Years of Korean History Country Time 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South, Democratic Peoples Republic in the North 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1988 Seoul Olympics
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Go-Joseon Country Time 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1998 Seoul Olympic Game King Dan-gun established Go-Joseon in 2333 B.C.
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Three Kingdoms to Goryeo Country Time 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty Shilla Goryeo Balhae Buddhism became national religion. Arts and culture flourished during Shilla Dynasty. Gogury eo Baekje Shill a
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Dynasty Country Time 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty Expanded territory boundary up to Yalu river in north.
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