9780896597747

Chinese Calligraphy : From Pictograph to Ideogram: the History of 214 Essential Chinese/Japanese Characters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780896597747

  • ISBN10:

    0896597741

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-09-30
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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Summary

Explains the development of 214 root pictographs, the classic key characters that are the base for all Chinese writing characters

Author Biography

Edoardo Fazzioli was for ten years a correspondent in Hong Kong. For the last fourteen years, he has been a member of the Italo-Chinese Institute for Economic and Cultural Exchange

Table of Contents

A Living Language, Six Thousand Years Oldp. 9
Manp. 23
Bodyp. 35
To Journeyp. 51
Villagep. 97
Paintbrushp. 121
Dragonp. 151
Jadep. 183
Yellowp. 213
Indexp. 249
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