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Comprhensive Manchu-English Dictionary
ISBN: HB: 9780674072138, Harvard University Press, February 2013
430 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Jerry Norman's "Comprehensive Manchu-English Dictionary", a substantial revision and enlargement of his "Concise Manchu-English Lexicon" of 1978, now long out of print, is poised to become the standard English-language resource on the Manchu language...
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Anatomy of Chinese Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780674066021, Harvard University Press, February 2013
376 pp., 23.1x16.3 cm
During the Cultural Revolution, Mao exhorted the Chinese people to "smash the four olds": old customs, old culture, old habits, and old ideas. Yet when the Red Guards in Tiananmen Square chanted "We want to see Chairman Mao", they unknowingly used a...
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Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora
ISBN: HB: 9780674055407, Harvard University Press, January 2011
320 pp., 23.8x16.2 cm, 14 halftones
What happens when language wars are not about hurling insults or quibbling over meanings, but are waged in the physical sounds and shapes of language itself? Native and foreign speakers, mother tongues and national languages, have jostled for distin...
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£39,00
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