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Speaking of Chinese: A Cultural History of the Chinese Language

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ISBN13: 9780393321876
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Not a how-to text, this beguiling book is instead a fascinating look at Chinese language and culture. Ranging through history, literature, folklore, linguistics, and sociology, this is a breezy, straightforward primer of surprising breadth.

Synopsis:

"This pleasant, unpretentious account [is] a small stream leading to the ocean of the culture of China."--

About the Author

Raymond Chang is a professor of chemisty at Williams College. He is the author of the widely read textbook Chemisty.Margaret Scrogin Chang teaches at Massachusetts College of the Liberal Arts.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393321876
Author:
Chang, Raymond
Author:
Chang, Margaret Scrogin
Author:
Scrogin Chang, Margaret
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
China
Subject:
Chinese language
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Updated
Series Volume:
106-24
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25x5.50x.50 in. .54 lbs.

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