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Koreans & Lying - Korean Slate
“The Coresians are very much addicted to stealing, and so apt to cheat and lye…” – Hendrick Hamel’s narrative of travels in Corea Hendrick Hamel (1630 – 1692) was the first Westerner to write and experience first-hand the Joseon Dynasty era in Korea (1666). He later wrote “Hamel’s Journal and a Description of the Kingdom …