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History of Chinese Characters BHT267


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.


Paperback, Simplified Chinese Characters and English, 198 pages, 8.3"x4.6"
Item: History of Chinese Characters
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