skip to content
Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis

Author: Florian Coulmas
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This richly illustrated textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling - explaining their structural makeup and how they work. It also includes a review of the history of writing and a discussion of the literate mind and the literate society.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
0 Gesamtdarstellung
Einführung
Introduction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coulmas, Florian.
Writing systems.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003268845
(OCoLC)50583059
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florian Coulmas
ISBN: 0511077777 9780511077777 9781139164597 1139164597 9780511076206 0511076207
OCLC Number: 57419694
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 270 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. What is writing? --
2. The basic options: meaning and sound --
3. Signs of words --
4. Signs of syllables --
5. Signs of segments --
6. Consonants and vowels --
7. Vowel incorporation --
8. Analysis and interpretation --
9. Mixed systems --
10. History of writing --
11. Psycholinguistics of writing --
12. Sociolinguistics of writing --
App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: Florian Coulmas.
More information:

Abstract:

This textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57419694> # Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "57419694" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Place/cambridge_u_k> ; # Cambridge, U.K.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/ecriture_systeme_graphique> ; # Écriture (Système graphique)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/analyse_linguistique> ; # Analyse linguistique
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181697> ; # Written communication
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/graphemik> ; # Graphemik
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181638> ; # Writing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/schriftzeichen> ; # Schriftzeichen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/writing_systems> ; # Writing systems
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/schrift> ; # Schrift
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/411/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/ecriture> ; # Écriture
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_alphabets_&_writing_systems> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Alphabets & Writing Systems
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_spelling> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Spelling
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/108466305> ; # Florian Coulmas
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "1. What is writing? -- 2. The basic options: meaning and sound -- 3. Signs of words -- 4. Signs of syllables -- 5. Signs of segments -- 6. Consonants and vowels -- 7. Vowel incorporation -- 8. Analysis and interpretation -- 9. Mixed systems -- 10. History of writing -- 11. Psycholinguistics of writing -- 12. Sociolinguistics of writing -- App. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, article 1."@en ;
    schema:description "This richly illustrated textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling - explaining their structural makeup and how they work. It also includes a review of the history of writing and a discussion of the literate mind and the literate society."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2863563851> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Series/cambridge_textbooks_in_linguistics> ; # Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50583059> ;
    schema:name "Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis"@en ;
    schema:productID "57419694" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/57419694#PublicationEvent/cambridge_u_k_new_york_ny_cambridge_university_press_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam034/2003268845.html> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139164597> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=125049> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam031/2003268845.html> ;
    schema:url <http://belhaven.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=125049> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=238929> ;
    schema:url <http://0-dx.doi.org.oasis.unisa.ac.za/10.1017/CBO9781139164597> ;
    schema:url <https://login.lacollegelibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=125049> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=238929&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.librarycatalog.vts.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=125049> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10513095> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=221098> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=125049> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511077777> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511076206> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139164597> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/57419694> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://0-dx.doi.org.oasis.unisa.ac.za/10.1017/CBO9781139164597>
    rdfs:comment "View full-text e-book at Cambridge.
Access restricted to Unisa staff and students
" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Place/cambridge_u_k> # Cambridge, U.K.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, U.K." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Series/cambridge_textbooks_in_linguistics> # Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57419694> ; # Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis
    schema:name "Cambridge textbooks in linguistics." ;
    schema:name "Cambridge textbooks in linguistics" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/analyse_linguistique> # Analyse linguistique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Analyse linguistique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/ecriture_systeme_graphique> # Écriture (Système graphique)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Écriture (Système graphique)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_alphabets_&_writing_systems> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Alphabets & Writing Systems
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Alphabets & Writing Systems"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2863563851#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_spelling> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Spelling
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Spelling"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181638> # Writing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Writing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1181697> # Written communication
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Written communication"@en ;
    .

<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=e000xna&AN=125049>
    rdfs:comment "from EBSCO Academic Collection" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108466305> # Florian Coulmas
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Coulmas" ;
    schema:givenName "Florian" ;
    schema:name "Florian Coulmas" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511076206>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511076207" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511076206" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780511077777>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0511077777" ;
    schema:isbn "9780511077777" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139164597>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1139164597" ;
    schema:isbn "9781139164597" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50583059>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Writing systems." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/57419694> ; # Writing systems : an introduction to their linguistic analysis
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.