Tsu, Jing: KINGDOM OF CHARACTERS. A Tale of Language, Obsession, and Genius in Modern China. London, 2022. 336 pp. Illustrations. Index. 24x16 cm. Cloth.
GBP 20.00
A readable and informative monograph on various aspects of Chinese language reform and associated technologies, from romanization schemes, through printing, typewriting, and indexing reform to Chinese and computation. The treatment is biographical and historical which maintains general interest while introducing readers to the characteristics of Chinese writing in particular: sinography in today's world.
Subjects: History Language
Item 14 in List 203.
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