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Title Korea's historic clans : family traditions of the jongga
Published 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
Subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- Korea -- History.
Families -- Korea -- History.
Korea -- Genealogy.
Korea -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Genealogy.
Family histories.
Form Electronic book
Author Han'guk Kukche Kyoryu Chaedan.
ISBN 1624120598 (electronic bk.)
9781624120596 (electronic bk.)