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John Delury at Kim Il-Sung University E-Library
John Delury at Kim Il-Sung University E-Library in Pyongyang

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Here are some sites that relate to this week’s content for you to consider exploring, so that you can continue your learning about the Black Dragon War and its historical context online. The Internet, of course, is as boundless as the sea, so please share other good sites you find with your fellow learners.

Choson Korea
A solid general introduction to Joseon Dynasty history and culture created by The Korea Society.

The Imjin War: Japan’s invasion of Korea and attempt to conquer China Here are some “extras” to compliment Samuel Hawley’s excellent book The Imjin War: Japan’s Sixteenth-Century Invasion of Korea and Attempt to Conquer China (see next step).

Yi Sun-shin, the Imjin War
This is a site for Admiral Yi Sun-shin devotees created by the Voluntary Agency Network for Korea (VANK), “cyber diplomats” who promote Korea’s online image abroad.

Chungmugong Yi Sun-shin
Here is another site for Yi Sun-shin junkies, as well as related information about the Imjin War, hosted by the Gyeongsangnam-do province.

Jinju National Museum
Add this site to your list as your plan your next visit to Korea– Jinju National Museum, featuring the Imjin War Hall, is located inside Jinju Fortress, site of a major siege during the Black Dragon War.

Research Institute of Yi Sun-shin
Alas, this site is in Korean language only…

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Lips and Teeth: Korea and China in Modern Times

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