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Author: Jiantang Han
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Introductions to Chinese culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Han Jiantang provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the fascinating history and development of the written Chinese language, from pictograms painted on rocks and pottery and ancient inscriptions to the refined art of calligraphy and the characters in use today. Chinese Characters will appeal to readers looking for an introduction to the rich but complex Chinese language and to all those interested in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jiantang Han
ISBN: 9780521186605 0521186609
OCLC Number: 761380349
Description: 162 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Emergence of written language --
Origin of the Han characters --
Evolution of the Han character's forms --
Formation of the Han characters --
Profound mystery of the Han characters --
Chinese history narrated in Han characters --
Art of the Han characters.
Series Title: Introductions to Chinese culture.
Responsibility: by Jiantang Han.

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