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Handbook of scripts and alphabets

Author: George L Campbell
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook presents over 60 alphabets covering an enormous scope of languages; from Amharic and Chinese to Thai and Cree. Full script tables are given for every language and each entry is accompanied by a detailed overview of its historical and linguistic context.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George L Campbell
ISBN: 0415137152 9780415137157 0415183448 9780415183444
OCLC Number: 34473667
Description: vii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword. Introduction. Abbreviations. Table of phonetic symbols. Alphabetical Entries on Script. Bibliography.
Other Titles: Scripts and alphabets
Responsibility: by George L. Campbell.
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This is a guide to the main scripts and alphabets of the world. Forty alphabets are presented and discussed, with entries ranging from the mainstream, such as Amaraic, Chinese and Thai, to the more  Read more...

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