Missionary contributions toward the revaluation of Hangeul in late nineteenth-century Korea

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Soon after their arrival to Korea, Christian missionaries were confronted by decisions regarding how they would present written materials to the Korean people. While many Koreans used their indigenous script (Hangeul) for everyday purposes, higher status literacy materials were expected to be presented using Chinese characters (Hanja), a system unfamiliar… (More)

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@inproceedings{Silva2008MissionaryCT, title={Missionary contributions toward the revaluation of Hangeul in late nineteenth-century Korea}, author={David J. Silva}, year={2008} }