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Author: Janos BalazsPaul SkorichPeter GerberSam KaufmanKim SmithAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Powersports Millenium International ; Falls Church, VA : Landmark Media, ©2000.
Series: Celestial empire (DVD), pt. 16.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the evolution of the Chinese dialects, which originated 2800 years ago, this episode examines the seven 'dialects' of the Chinese language, all spoken differently from one another, but sharing the same writing system.
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Genre/Form: DVD
Documentary films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janos Balazs; Paul Skorich; Peter Gerber; Sam Kaufman; Kim Smith; Les Beigel; Landmark Films.; Powersports Millennium International (Firm); Landmark Media, Inc.
OCLC Number: 55470260
Notes: "A Powersports/Powerdocs Allied Artists presentation."
Credits: Edited by Craig W. Durst ; original music, Paul Skorich.
Performer(s): Narrated by Les Beigel.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; NTSC.
Series Title: Celestial empire (DVD), pt. 16.
Responsibility: Landmark Films ; produced by Janos Balazs, Paul Skorich, Peter Gerber ; script by Sam Kaufman, Kim Owen Smith.

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Follows the evolution of the Chinese dialects, which originated 2800 years ago, this episode examines the seven 'dialects' of the Chinese language, all spoken differently from one another, but sharing the same writing system.

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