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The Languages of China - S. Robert Ramsey

The Languages of China

Paperback Published: 21st October 1989
ISBN: 9780691014685
Number Of Pages: 368

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"In producing a book on China as a linguistic area, the ideal is a comprehensive and accurate account that places China's linguistic diversity in a meaningful historical, geographical, and social context. Ramsey has succeeded admirably in achieving this end."--Jerome L. Packard, The Journal of Asian Studies "... a unique and brilliant work... Ramsey integrates nearly all of the gains of modern research on the Chinese language and skillfully presents the results in a concise, interesting, and comprehensible manner."--Charles N. Li, American Anthropologist "... I find The Languages of China a pleasure in virtually all respects. It is extremely easy to read, full of useful information, and beautifully produced."--Victor H. Mair, Pacific Affairs "[This] is a volume that provides a feeling of depth while still being accessible to the general reader: I recommend it to anyone at all interested in Chinese history or comparative linguistics."--Danny Reviews

ISBN: 9780691014685
ISBN-10: 069101468X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 21st October 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.47  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.53

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