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  Korean people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As many Korean Americans have prospered economically and dispersed to live in suburban areas, ethnic enclaves in the traditional sense do not exist in many areas, although Korean churches and Korean-oriented commercial districts serving the distributed population can often be found.
In 1937, Stalin deported approximately 200,000 ethnic Koreans to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, on the official premise that the Koreans might act as spies for Japan.
Koreans form one of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the People's Republic of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Koreans   (801 words)

In Korean, Korea is referred to as "Hanguk" (한국; 韓國) in the south and "Chosŏn;" (조선; 朝鮮) in the north.
Korean, Chinese, and even Japanese historians have different views on when Korea exactly became a state country as many historic books were burnt during their occupation of Korea which took place many times over centuries.
In the Korean peninsula, the kingdom of Goryeo was founded in 918 and replaced Silla as the dominant power in Korea in the years 935-936.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/k/ko/korea.html   (1842 words)

 China Ethnic Minority: Korean People
The ancestors of the Korean minority in China immigrated from the Korean Peninsula.
The Korean people are mainly engaged in agriculture.
Korean house usually have a wooden framework and a roof of four sloping planes covered with a thick layer of straw or tiles.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/korean   (1149 words)

 Korea Article, Korea Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However,both Korean states proclaim eventual reunification as agoal, that is, the restoration of Korea as a single state.
In Korean, Korea is referred to as " Hanguk " (한국; 韓國) in the south and " Chosŏn " (조선; 朝鮮) in the north.
A unified Korean team marched under the Unification Flag in the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, but the North and South Korean national teams competed separately in sporting events.
www.anoca.org /korean/south/korea.html   (1512 words)

 1.2 My Father and The Korean People's Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In those days, people worshipped Chinese calligraphy and the works of famous people and authors were much valued; they were made into hanging picture scrolls or folding screens.
People firmly united would open up the means to develop military might, and military might would drive out the enemy.
The main theme of the Association was that the Korean people must unite and achieve independence on their own, and develop Korea into a strong advanced nation.
www.kimsoft.com /war/r-1-2.htm   (5034 words)

 ipedia.com: Korea Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Before the Three Kingdoms Period "Old Joseon" was the first Korean state.) In the 660s, the kingdoms of [[Baekje]백제] and [[Goguryeo]고구려] came under the control of Silla, and Korea was called "Silla" (or [[Unified Silla]신라or 통일신라] by modern historians) from then until the 10th century.
Buddhism was first introduced to Koreans in 372.
In 1897, Joseon was renamed Daehan Jeguk (Korean Empire).
www.ipedia.com /korea.html   (1857 words)

One of the best ways to understand ancient Korean civilization is to examine the tools and crafts that have been discovered in archeological digs around the peninsula A large number of relics from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Bronze ages have been recovered.
Choson woodcraftsmen were famous for their attention to detail and the blending of practicality and beauty.
Korean furniture is unique for its simple, sensitive designs, compact forms, and practicality, all emanating from the Korean custom of sitting and sleeping on the floor.
www.indiana.edu /~easc/resources/korea_slides/crafts/4-1.htm   (2526 words)

 Korean food preparation
Kimchi, spicy pickled vegetables, is the indispensable dish of a Korean meal.
Mandu are Korean dumplings made by filling flour dough with a mixture of vegetables, thin glass noodles, tofu or meat.
That's probably why Korean barbecue is already a favorite with New York carnivores: it's experienced through the eyes, nose and fingers, as well as the mouth.
www.zofona.com /korean-food-preparation-.html   (2227 words)

 9.1. The Korean People's Revolutionary Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He went on to say that when the Koreans organized an independent revolutionary army by merging their armed units, they would be accused "extending the revolution to Korea," but they should push ahead with this work as quickly as possible without paying any heed to such accusations.
The KPRA was, by its nature, an international body of the anti-Japanese allied front of the Korean and Chinese peoples, and the Koreans in the 2nd Army Corps supported the liberation struggle of the Chinese nation under the banner of internationalism, while carrying out their own task of struggling for the independence of Korea.
When the people were asked what they should do when the soldiers came to their village, they replied, "We should cook rice cakes," or "We should kill a calf." Some of the former Independence Army soldiers had betrayed their cause, but such people were few.
www.kimsoft.com /war/r-9-1.htm   (5905 words)

 Famous People in Va. History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
His nickname was "Man of the People." He died on July 4, 1826 at his home, Monticello.
He was famous because he published the world's first chart of winds and currents in the North Atlantic.
The famous thing about him is he became the first fl Governor in the United States in 1989.
www.fcps.k12.va.us /HutchisonES/people/stanfp.htm   (799 words)

 Famous People who have Ridden in my Taxi
The two most famous people I have knowingly carried in my taxi were Drew Barrymore and Kate Moss.
She is not very famous yet, but she will be famous soon, as the most obnoxious and difficult passenger ever to ride in my taxi.
Staci Satsky is now only famous for finishing 263rd in the New York City Mini-Marathon, but she was by far the worst taxi passenger I ever had.
www.ishipress.com /famous.htm   (2118 words)

 Marimari.com : Korea - Famous Korean Food
Shinsollo is a delicious mixture of meat, fish, vegetables, and bean curd, which is simmered in beef broth over a charcoal brazier at the table.
Strips of cooked meat and vegetables are arranged in a large sectioned dish with a stack of Korean pancakes in the center.
It is served with rice as the main meal and is accompanied by side dishes and a special radish kimch'i called kkaktugi.
www.marimari.com /content/korea/food/famous/famous.html   (459 words)

 Korean People.
It is the opinion of many that Koreans are some of the hardest working people in the world, and what I've seen I am inclined to agree.
I would like this page to explore korean people at work and play, or precariously perched between the two.
Whether they are selling produce at a market, busy building a subway station or playing Soccer, all are entwined in a rich social fabric, that is so fascinating it is almost imperative that it is explored.
www.geocities.com /look_korea/Korean_People.html   (106 words)

 ABCgenealogy: Famous_People
Ancestry of Napoleon Bonaparte - France's most famous military leader was born on the island of Corsica on August 15, 1769.
Ancestry of The Osmonds - The Osmonds' ancestors emigrated from England in the mid-nineteenth century.
Ancestry of Vince Lombardi - Famous as much for his skills as a football coach as for his trademark expressions, Vince Lombardi led his teams to 149 victories in 11 seasons.
www.abcgenealogy.com /Famous_People/more2.html   (1659 words)

 Confucius - Famous Ancient Chinese People - Chinese
In this respect, Confucius is considered a great proponent of conservatism, but a closer look at what he proposes often shows that he used (and maybe twisted) past institutions and rites to push a new political agenda of his own: he wanted rulers to be chosen on their merits, not their parentage.
He argues that the best government is one that rules through "rites" and people's natural morality, rather than using bribery and force.
It is still a major destination for cultural tourism, and many Chinese people visit his grave and the surrounding temples.
www.famouschinese.com /people/Confucius   (2519 words)

 Universities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Korean people usually think 'college' means a unversity that is a little worse than 'university'.
This school is not so famous among Korean people and easily might be considered not as good a school as Boston University or the others in Boston.
There are also many Koreans including famous Korean singers, for example DongRyul Kim, Sang Yun, HaeJin Chang and etc, and you probably know that Phy and Cho P.D. went to this school.
www.geocities.com /seungyeonwoo/universities.htm   (944 words)

 Famous Adoptees: Profiles: L-Z
She made at least 20 films in all, and was one of the few European female stars of the 1950s and 60s to be famous as a straight actress, not primarily a sex symbol.
Once in power he turned against Zoe and had her banished to a convent, but his popularity with the people collapsed and he was driven from the palace, blinded and himself banished to a monastery in 1042.
In 1901 he returned to the Yavapai people, found the remnants of his own family, and in 1906 helped them in their legal fight to keep their lands, which were under threat of a government dam on the Verde River in the middle of the Fort McDowell reservation.
www.dil.aber.ac.uk /dils/Research/RFocus9/html_l_z.htm   (13841 words)

 asian indigenous studies korean people
Korea has the legend of their descent from Dan Gun which is still taught today to students at elementary school level." Learn about him, then learn about many other famous Koreans listed on the same page.
The Korean Folk Village, which was opened on the 3rd October, 1974, as an open-air folk museum and international tourist attraction for both Korean and foreign visitors.
It is the home of the true Korean heritage where many features of the Korean culture have been collected and preserved for succeeding generations to see and learn about." Take a tour now.
www.archaeolink.com /asian_indigenous_studies_korean_.htm   (946 words)

 Famous Canadians Theme Page
There are over 50 biographies of famous Canadian women, some of which also have links to related resources.
Heroes of Lore and Yore: Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction About a dozen brief biographical sketches plus bibliographies and links to further information on famous Canadians organized in the following categories: Pursuit of Excellence, We are the Land, Voices of the People, and the Mythmakers.
People are organized under the headings: Actors, Actresses, Artists, Astronauts, Athletes, Authors, Business People, Comedians, Directors/Producers, Entertainers, Journalists, Miscellaneous, Musicians, and Scientists.
www.cln.org /themes/famous.html   (1340 words)

 Korea Is One: Folk customs of Korean people in October   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The traditional folk customs of the resourceful and diligent Korean people are well reflected in their national dishes and folk amusements in October.
The Korean people, with a strong sense of justice and straight moral character, are fond of chrysanthemum blooming even in frosty weather.
The typical dishes mixed with petals of chrysanthemum are honeyed pancake of glutinous rice and honeyed juice with sliced pear, citron, pomegranate and pine nuts.
www.korea-is-one.org /article.php3?id_article=918   (262 words)

 Martial Arts & Fighting Forms | Asian American Poll | GoldSea
Another is the fact that you have a little of everything like forms from famous Korean people or events like a form for honoring a famous Korean Warlord for defending Korea or representing a invention wheither or not if the forms even match the moves of the artifact.
Maybe like Korean who is nationalistic and thinks the world highly of himself and his culture and because I am Chinese I tend to like my country's martial arts also namely Traditional KUNG FU not bastardized WU SHU.
I know people will say that they did it on their own efforts and yah yah yah but if you look deep enough at their origin you see nothing but bogarting a traditional style, mismatching it and claiming as your own.
goldsea.com /Poll/Martial/martial_21202.html   (2534 words)

 The Smoking Gun: Arresting Images
While the artistry of photographers like Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz, and Yousuf Karsh provides the images of the powerful that will go down in history, TSG actually prefers the work of some more obscure shutterbugs.
We’re talking about the countless clerks, cops, and sheriff's deputies who handle the impromptu photo shoots with the rich and famous who’ve landed in the pokey.
Without the aid of fancy lighting, makeup, and wardrobe, these little works of mug shot art--taken with Instamatic, Polaroid, and digital cameras at law enforcement agencies nationwide--are perhaps the most candid photos of celebrities (and other public figures) that you’ll see.
www.thesmokinggun.com /mugshots   (129 words)

 Ask Jeeves Introduces Famous People Search
Direct answers for famous people appear in a box at the top of a search result page, with a picture, short biography and additional links for more information.
For some famous people, a link to an official web site will be offered.
While famous people search is useful for people of unquestionable fame, the service is inconsistent, providing information for some celebrities but not for others of seemingly similar stature.
searchenginewatch.com /searchday/article.php/3338781   (655 words)

 Basic Famous People - Biographies of Celebrities and other Famous People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
After the surprise attack of the communist North Korea army in 1950 started the Korean War, the United Nations General Assembly authorized a U.N. Force to re-unify the Korean peninsula in October.
As his forces approached the Korea-China border, the Chinese warned they would become involved and on October 25 1951, the PLA attacked across the Yalu River forcing the U.N forces on a long retreat.
Basic Famous People is part of the Basics 4 Life family of sites.
www.basicfamouspeople.com /index.php?aid=52   (550 words)

 SquareSound Forums - Meeting / Knowing Famous People.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I've never met any particularly famous people, however, I have famous musical blood in my family nonetheless.
I don't even know most of the people who show up to that thing.
Melissa Joan Hart, from Clarissa Explains Terrible Sitcoms, and Sebrina the Teenage Freak, was born and lived for most of her life in Sayville, one town over from mine.
www.squaresound.com /forum/showthread.php?t=4069&page=2   (1362 words)

 abecedary.org » Blog Archive » 2003 » November   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Then, we watched the interviews as a class and students noted which responses were common or unusual.
They had to interview people in Japanese, but we have some vital and interesting information to discuss in English when we return to class.
Gaining a greater understanding and appreciation of the range of people living in Tokyo is a real plus for these students.
www.abecedary.org /blog/?m=200311   (716 words)

 Famous People with the Shanahan Name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This page is dedicated to the famous people who bear the last name Shanahan.
It is partly made for fun and partly to honor some of our real relatives who have made a name for themselves through achievement or heroism.
Jack was a decorated veteran who served in both WWII and the Korean War.
www.shanahan-online.org /famous.asp   (221 words)

 Alec Su - Famous Chinese People - Chinese
He became famous as a member of the Taiwanese Idol Band The Little Tigers formed in 1988 and later in his first Chinese TV series Princess Returning Pearl I, II.
He surprised the audience in 2000 with another hit TV series Romance in the Rain that further drove his popularity and success to never before.
His upcoming TV saga The Magic Touch of Fate is projected to be the highest budgeted Modern Chinese Series co-acting with Taiwanese actress Ruby Lin and Korea’s A1 singer Kang Ta.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Alec_Su   (592 words)

 "R" Famous People
These pages are designed to evaluate and consider the lives of famous people and their effects upon current trends.
Rhee, Syngman (1875-1965) Korean statesman and president of South Korea (1948-60)...
Roh Tae-Woo (1932-) South Korean statesman and president (1988-92), born in Sinyong...
www.jonathanselby.com /Rfam   (13678 words)

 Famous Arab Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was the Korean War hero, U.S. Air Force Col. James Jabara.
In the famous "zoot suit" trial of the 1940s, George Shibley defended unjustly accused Mexican-Americans in Los Angeles.
The late ukelele-plucking, falsetto-singing Herbert Khaury became famous as "Tiny Tim." And in the world of rock, there was the late, legendary Frank Zappa.
www.aaiusa.org /famous_arab_americans.htm   (3613 words)

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