The founders of the Chosŏn Kingdom attempted to establish an ideal society based on Confucianism. Five centuries later, Korea, now an economic and global leader, owes much to this heritage.
Loyalty, trust, benevolence: The rulers of Chosŏn adopted these values of the Confucian ethical system.
How Chosŏn Korea evolved into a model society based on the philosophy of Confucianism.
From royalty to peasants: the carefully scripted roles of individuals in Confucian society.
Chosŏn artists and writers expressed the Korean experience with the philosophy of Confucianism.
The leaders, scholar-officials, and unconventional women who contributed to the advancement of Chosŏn Korea
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