Synopses & Reviews
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.
"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.