Korean Language, The

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This book describes the structure and history of the Korean language, ranging from its cultural and sociological setting, writing system, and modern dialects, to how Koreans themselves view their language and its role in society. An accessible, comprehensive source of information on the Korean language, Lee and Ramsey’s work is an important resource for all those interested in Korean history and culture, offering information not readily available elsewhere in the English-language literature.
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About the author

Iksop Lee is Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics at Seoul National University and former Director of the Korean National Language Research Center. He has written numerous books on Korean linguistics, including Kugoáhak kaesoál (An Introduction to Korean Linguistics) and Kugoá p’yogipoáp yoán’gu (A Study on Korean Orthography).

S. Robert Ramsey is Professor of East Asian Linguistics at the University of Maryland. His books include Accent and Morphology in Korean Dialects and The Languages of China.

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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Pages
388
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ISBN
9780791491300
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Asia / Korea
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
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