[KS] Isabella Bird Bishop's "Korea and Her Neighbours" (Re: A light contemporary read on Korea)
bluelake at handong.edu
Mon Apr 21 20:11:31 EDT 2008
I still have to compile volume 2 of Isabella Bird Bishop's book, "Korea and
Her Neighbours". However, I put up the OCR version of volume 1:
http://www.shinmiyangyo.org/IBB1.doc Again, there will be minor glitches
in it, but not too many. The romanization in the book was her own and not
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From: "Thomas Duvernay" <bluelake at handong.edu>
To: <koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws>
Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: [KS] A light contemporary read on Korea
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> From: "J.Scott Burgeson" <jsburgeson at yahoo.com>
> To: <koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws>
> Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 6:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [KS] A light contemporary read on Korea
>>> Any ideas out there for a relatively light read on Korea
>>> that I could pair with Hokkaido Highway Blues to assign to
>>> a group of High School Teachers that I will be leading to
>>> Korea and Japan this summer.
>> The equivalents on the Korea front would be either Isabella Bird Bishop's
>> Korea and Her Neighbours (1898), itself a classic and well-recommended,
>> if slightly crotchety at times...
> My Korean history students put into digital format both volumes of IBB's
> stories of her trip through the peninsula. I have clearance from Project
> Gutenberg to upload them, but I still need to do a proof-reading before
> that happens. I will try to at least upload the files to another server
> and will post the URLs later.
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