|"Sports, Leisure and Games
in Korea - A Sourcebook"
significant resources for Korean Cultural Tourism
New Book in April 2017
This new volume "Sports, Leisure
and Games in Korea - A Sourcebook"
was published by the Academy of
Korean Studies Press, in April 2017.
It fully describes the 33 best-known Korean
traditional leisure activities and games,
some of which evolved into leisure-sports,
with charts and photos; and it evaluates
them for their potential to be employed in
Korea's modern cultural tourism industry.
Dr. Lee Seung-jae of the Hotel-Tourism College of
Kyung Hee [Gyeonghui] University in Seoul was the
overall General Editor, and obtained the grant from
the Academy of Korean Studies that made this
project possible. Dr. Lee Sang-won produced the
original Korean texts from her research. Professor
David A. Mason of the Hotel-Tourism College of
Sejong University in Seoul was the Contributing
Editor of this English version. Assistance with
translations was given by several junior scholars.