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The Chinese typewriter a history

Author: Thomas Shawn Mullaney
Publisher: Cambridge, MA The MIT Press [2017]
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incompatible with modernity -- Puzzling Chinese -- Radical machines -- What do you call a typewriter with no keys? -- Controlling the Kanjisphere -- QWERTY is dead! Long live QWERTY! Lin Yutang and the birth of input -- The typing rebellion
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Shawn Mullaney
ISBN: 9780262036368 0262036363
OCLC Number: 1004899741
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Incompatible with modernity --
Puzzling Chinese --
Radical machines --
What do you call a typewriter with no keys? --
Controlling the Kanjisphere --
QWERTY is dead! Long live QWERTY! Lin Yutang and the birth of input --
The typing rebellion
Series Title: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Responsibility: Thomas S. Mullaney

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How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes today.  Read more...

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