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Title Korea's historic clans : family traditions of the jongga.

Publication Info. Seoul, Korea : Korea Foundation : Seoul Selection, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Korea essentials ; no. 19
Korea essentials ; no. 19.
Summary A jongga is a family that can trace its line of progenitors back to a single distinguished ancestor. The eldest living son of this main lineage is the jongson, and his wife is the jongbu. This couple is charged with performing numerous ancestral rites and entertaining the numerous guests that visit the jongga. Many families have preserved this tradition even through the turbulence of Korean modern history and the prevalence of nuclear family culture brought on by industrialization. There is more to jongga culture than the bloodline alone. It is an emotional haven and a spiritual compass, provid.
Contents 1. Korean family names and the meaning of jongga -- 2. The four rituals that give people lives of dignity -- 3. Food culture of the jongga -- 4. Jongtaek, the house that generations have called home -- 5. Learning : the taeching and practice of moral principles.
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Subject Korea -- Genealogy.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Korea -- History.
Families -- Korea -- History.
Korea -- Social life and customs.
REFERENCE -- Genealogy & Heraldry.
Aristocracy (Social class) (OCoLC)fst00814463
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Korea. (OCoLC)fst01206434
Genre/Form Genealogy. (OCoLC)fst01423818
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Han'guk Kukche Kyoryu Chaedan.
Other Form: Print version: 8997639536 9788997639533 (OCoLC)899226027
ISBN 9781624120596 (electronic book)
1624120598 (electronic book)
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