Life as spirit of place: In case of a Korean traditional village

Kim, Sungwoo (2008) Life as spirit of place: In case of a Korean traditional village. In: 16th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium: ‘Finding the spirit of place – between the tangible and the intangible’, 29 sept – 4 oct 2008, Quebec, Canada. [Conference or Workshop Item]


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Abstract (in English)

This paper is to identify, 1) the way “spirit of life” is represented in a traditional village of Korea, and 2) the meaning of “life” as the spirit of place in modern times. A traditional Korean village called “Yang Dong”, located in southeastern part of Korea, will be discussed as an example of case study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Kim, Sungwoo
Languages: English
Keywords: historic village; intangible heritage; spirit of place
Subjects: O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 01. Generalities
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 12. Historic towns and villages
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Yang Dong, Korea
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2008, 16th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2010 07:58
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2023 13:29
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