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Jikji, light from the East / [text, Chung Je-kyu, Hwang Jung-ha, Park Sang-il ; translation Hong Geun].

By: Ch'ŏngju Koinswae Pangmulgwan [issuing body].
Contributor(s): Chŏng, Che-gyu [author] | Hwang, Jung-ha [author] | Park, Sang-il [author] | Hong, Geun [translator].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cheongju city, South Korea : Cheongju Early Printing Museum, 2017Description: 166 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 centimetres.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788967710989; 8967710984.Subject(s): Bibliothèque nationale de France | Printing -- Korea -- History | Type and type-founding -- Korea -- History | Korean type -- History | Buddhism -- Korea | Korea -- Intellectual life | Korea -- History -- Koryŏ period, 935-1392
The oldest book printed with metal type in the world -- Publication of Jikji and analyses of it -- Content of Jikji -- Introduction -- Invention of metal type printing in the Goryeo Dynasty -- Publication of Jikji, a book printed with metal type -- How the National Library of France obtained Jikji -- Display of Jikji at the National Library of France -- Story of Heungdeoksa Temple site until its discovery -- Foundation and shutdown of Heungdeoksa Temple -- Excavated relics and the site layout -- Excavated relics -- Epilogue.
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Book Science Museum London
Dana Research Centre Library: Books
Science & Technology Studies Collection 655.1:93 CHEONGJU (Browse shelf) Available 240238670X

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