Choson


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Chosŏn

(ˈtʃəʊˈsɒn)
n
(Placename) the Korean name for North Korea
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It appears to me that the potter often attempted to allow the viewer a somewhat natural, relaxed and easy feeling, alluding to traditional Korean or Choson craftware that was used in daily life.
Desde que surgio el primer reino de Choson (del chino <<chao>>, manana, y <<xian>>, fresca o calma), generalmente traducido como <<pais de la calma matutina>>, Corea fue habitada por pueblos barbaros del este (Dongyi en chino) (1).
Unlike Arita sometsuke wares, Choson blue-and-white ceramics, or 17th century Delftware, the cobalt-painted stonewares of Vietnam have yet to be situated within more than the barest of historical frameworks.
During Japanese colonial occupation, considerable industrialisation occurred in the northern part of the peninsula, building on developments that had occurred under the Choson dynasty during the last quarter of the 19th century.
The turning point was KBS' 1997 show "Tears of Dragon," about a king of the Choson dynasty (1392-1910), which drew mass auds largely because of the lead actor's popularity.
Kim was quoted last November in the official Minju Choson newspaper as saying that because smoking is hazardous, people should quit.
Written in 1897 by Isabella Bird who travelled extensively in East Asia in the late nineteenth century, these words refer to Korea in the last years of the Choson dynasty (1392 to 1910) which had built its state in conformity to the social codes stipulated by the principles of Neo-Confucianism.
And the warrant used here is Hintze's insight on the relationship between ideal and real interests, used in conjunction with an analysis that shows how differently Protestantism interacted with Korean nationalism when compared with the way it interacted with Chinese and Japanese nationalism, and with the way Roman Catholicism interacted with Choson (1392-1910), the last Korean dynasty.
The only Korean palace remaining virtually intact, Ch'angdok, built in 1394 and just now being appreciated by the West, recalls the grandeur and scope of the Choson dynasty.
22) On the other hand, the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (Kijang-pa, Choson Seminary Faction), founded in 1954, is a more liberal group in style and theology which came from the northwestern provinces of North Korea, the former Canadian mission territory.
But during the interminable Choson Dynasty (1392-1910), Korea experienced a kind of renaissance.
In addition to KAIST and KREN, the following national universities and colleges have adopted Inktomi content networking software: Cheju National University, Choson University, Chunbuk National University, ChungKang College, Chungbuk National University, Chungnam National University, Chunnam National University, Daewon Science College, Doowon Technical College, Health College, Inje University, Joongang University, Kangkyung University, Kangnam University, Kangwon National University, Konkuk University, Kyungbuk National University, Kyunghee University, Kyungnam National University, Pusan National University, Semyung University, SeongKeol University, Tongmyung College, Yongin Songdam University, and Youngnam University.