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A History Of The Chinese Language

Pub Date : 2014-04-16 | Author : Hongyuan Dong | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317743903
ISBN 13 : 1317743903

A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times..


A Cultural History Of The Chinese Language

Pub Date : 2011-12-13 | Author : Sharron Gu | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786488278
ISBN 13 : 0786488271

Chinese, one of the oldest active languages, evolved over 5,000 years. As such, it makes for a fascinating case study in the development of language. This cultural history of Chine..


Speaking Of Chinese

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Raymond Chang | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 0393321878
ISBN 13 : 9780393321876

Explores the richness, continuity, development, and uniqueness of the Chinese language and the meanings of its strokes in addition to noting its limitations when applied to Western..


The Chinese Language

Pub Date : 2006-06 | Author : Daniel Kane | Publisher : Tuttle Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0804838534
ISBN 13 : 9780804838535

The U.S. Senate recently proposed the U.S.-China Cultural Engagement Act, a $1.3 billion initiative to provide Chinese language and culture instruction in American schools..


Ideography And Chinese Language Theory

Pub Date : 2016-07-11 | Author : Timothy Michael O’Neill | Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN 10 : 9783110457223
ISBN 13 : 3110457229

This book examines the epistemological assumptions about language and writing that were persistent throughout the course of imperial Chinese history (with an emphasis on the Han dy..


The Chinese Language

Pub Date : 1984-01-01 | Author : John DeFrancis | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : 0824810686
ISBN 13 : 9780824810689

"DeFrancis's book is first rate. It entertains. It teaches. It demystifies. It counteracts popular ignorance as well as sophisticated (cocktail party) ignorance. Who could ask for ..