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History of Chinese Characters BHT267

US$12.95

History of Chinese Characters is part of a series of bilingual books called History of Chinese Civilization.  Chinese characters are the oldest continuously used system of writing in the world. This book contains interesting and inspiring historical facts and stories about Chinese characters, including number of Chinese characters contained in the Kangxi dictionary is approximately 47,035, although a large number of these are rarely used variants accumulated throughout history. Studies carried out in China have shown that full literacy in the Chinese language requires a knowledge of between three and four thousand characters.

随着历史车轮滚滚前行,许多古老的文字都被历史湮没而成为死文字,甚至被人们忘记了无数个世纪。而汉字却伴随中国历史,一脉相承,屹立于世界的东方,成为一道亮丽的风景。无论岁月如何更替,华夏儿女都无法割舍对汉字的深情,都魂牵梦绕着汉字的前世今生以及她所承载的文化魅力。那么,汉字的源头在哪里?又如何流传衍变呢?当语言的传播羁绊于空间和时间时,人们如何存留记忆?在漫长的发展过程中,汉字又经历了哪些原始的酝酿过程?这些神秘的问题时时叩问我们的心灵,激励后人不断探索。让我们走进汉字长廊,开始这趟探索神秘的旅程吧。

Paperback, Simplified Chinese Characters and English, 198 pages, 8.3"x4.6"
 
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