Name of Podcast: 박시백의 조선왕조실록 (Sibaek Park’s the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty) (Phonetic: Baksobaekui Joseon Wangjo Sillok)
What topics are covered: 500 years of history of the last Dynasty in Korea, Joseon
Why is it good to listen? The actual annals of the Joseon dynasty were written in 2077 books. The cartoonist Sibaek Park summarized the history in 20 books. Now as they are celebrating the release of the last book of Park’s, contributors decided to talk about the history based on his books via this podcast. By listening to this, you may expand your knowledge and save your time.
This Korean podcast can be found on iTunes here.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast ended in August 2014.
Length of the podcasts: Each episode is about one hour and twenty minutes.
Description: The cartoonist Sibaek Park, historian Kyengtae Nam, the president of the publishing company Hakwon Kim and a guest discuss about the real history of Joseon dynasty based on Park’s cartoon, Sibaek Park’s the Annals of the Joseon Dynasty.
The podcast begins with how the Joseon was built from the late Koryo dynasty, and point out details on the key historical figures. King Sejong who created Hangeul, the legendary Admiral Yi Sun-shin, and the last independence fights are featured in this podcast. The listeners will learn the 500 years of the Joseon’s history, and understand how much modern Korea was influenced by the Joseon.
There are many advanced vocabulary used in this podcast.
Summary: A podcast in Korean about the last dynasty in The Korean Peninsula, explaining Joseon’s full history