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Author Kendall, Laurel.

Title Getting married in Korea ; of gender, morality, and modernity / Laurel Kendall
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]
©1996

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 W'PONDS  392.509519 Ken/Gmi  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Why Study Weddings? A Confessional Introduction -- 2. A Wedding in Righteous Town -- 3. A Rite of Modernization and Its Postmodern Discontents -- 4. Transformations: The Construction of Courtship in Twentieth-Century Korea -- 5. Requesting Marriage -- 6. Ceremonious Goods -- 7. Betrothal Gifts and "Bothersome Custom"
Analysis Korea
Marriage Social customs
Notes Bibliography: p231-248. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-248) and index
Subject Ceremonial exchange -- Korea.
Gender identity -- Korea.
Courtship -- Korea.
Marriage customs and rites -- Korea.
Sex role -- Korea.
Social classes -- Korea.
Wedding etiquette -- Korea.
Korea -- Social conditions.
Korea -- Social life and customs.
LC no. 95037353
ISBN 0520201981 (alk. paper)
0520202007 (paperback: alk. paper)