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Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language (Bilingual) (Hardcover)

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The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language is an invaluable resource for language learners and linguists of Chinese worldwide, those interested readers of Chinese literature and cultures, and scholars in Chinese studies. Featuring the research on the changing landscape of the Chinese language by a number of eminent academics in the field, this volume will meet the academic, linguistic and pedagogical needs of anyone interested in the Chinese language: from Sinologists to Chinese linguists, as well as teachers and learners of Chinese as a second language.

The encyclopedia explores a range of topics: from research on oracle bone and bronze inscriptions, to Chinese language acquisition, to the language of the mass media. This reference offers a guide to shifts over time in thinking about the Chinese language as well as providing an overview of contemporary themes, debates and research interests.

The editors and contributors are assisted by an editorial board comprised of the best and most experienced sinologists world-wide. The referenceincludes an introduction, written by the editor, which places the assembled texts in their historical and intellectual context.The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language is destined to be valued by scholars and students as a vital research resource.

The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language is an invaluable resource for language learners and linguists of Chinese worldwide, those interested readers of Chinese literature and cultures, and scholars in Chinese studies. Featuring the research on the changing landscape of the Chinese language by a number of eminent academics in the field, this volume will meet the academic, linguistic and pedagogical needs of anyone interested in the Chinese language: from Sinologists to Chinese linguists, as well as teachers and learners of Chinese as a second language.

The encyclopedia explores a range of topics: from research on oracle bone and bronze inscriptions, to Chinese language acquisition, to the language of the mass media. This reference offers a guide to shifts over time in thinking about the Chinese language as well as providing an overview of contemporary themes, debates and research interests.

The editors and contributors are assisted by an editorial board comprised of the best and most experienced sinologists world-wide. The referenceincludes an introduction, written by the editor, which places the assembled texts in their historical and intellectual context.The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language is destined to be valued by scholars and students as a vital research resource.

Edition: Bilingual
Number of Pages: 790
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Reference
Sub-Genre: Encyclopedias, Chinese
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2016
TCIN: 21407227
UPC: 9780415539708
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5832
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