[KS] Publication announcement: Jonathan Best on Paekche
provine at umd.edu
Tue Jan 16 21:24:22 EST 2007
The Harvard University Asia Center is pleased to announce the publication of A History of
the Early Korean Kingdom of Paekche—together with an annotated translation of The Paekche
Annals of the Samguk sagi by Jonathan W. Best (Harvard East Asian Monographs 256). The
book contains two parts, a history of Paekche based primary written and material evidence,
and an extensively annotated translation of the Samguk sagi's Paekche pon'gi (the Paekche
Annals). The translation is further supported by twenty-two Appendices (focused
discussions of particular problems in Paekche history as it is represented in the Paekche
Annals), a Concordance of terms and all proper nouns in the Paekche Annals, a Geographical
Glossary of all place names in the annals, six historical maps, and an index. Distributed
by Harvard University Press, copyright 2006, 555 pages.
Further information is available at http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/BESHIS.html.
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