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The culture of fengshui in Korea : an exploration of East Asian geomancy / Hong-key Yoon.

Author/Creator:
Yoon, Hong-key.
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Other Title:
Culture of feng shui in Korea
Subjects:
Feng shui -- Korea -- History.
Feng shui -- Social aspects -- Korea (South).
Korea -- Social life and customs.
Feng shui -- East Asia.
Contents:
The nature and historical background of geomancy. Introduction ; The origin and evolution of geomancy ; The introduction and development of geomancy in Korea
Geomantic principles into practice. Yin-yang theory and geomancy ; The geomantic principles for an auspicious site ; The principles of house geomancy ; Grave geomancy and grave landscape ; An interpretation of geomantic principles ; The cartography of geomancy
Geomancy and religion. Geomancy's interaction with Buddhism ; Confucian ethos and geomancy
Geomancy and settlement. The use of geomantic ideas in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cities ; Seoul: a new dynasty's search for an auspicious site ; The social construction of Kaesong
Geomancy and iconography. Iconographic warfare and the geomantic landscape of Seoul ; Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-325) and index.
ISBN:
0739113488 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739113486 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
70775710
Publisher Number:
9780739113486