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The pictorial origins and history of Chinese script are here described by a scholar who uses language that is comprehensible to the general reader. Drawing on archaeology, paleographic research and evidence of 20th century Chinese art and culture, this book offers a picture of how mental associations are formed by visual images and symbols. Among the characters discussed are those featuring the human body, wild and domestic animals, chariots and boats, tools and weapons, even musical instruments. This book is designed to appeal to those interested in Chinese script and Chinese art and history.
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Swedish
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Book Description Harvill Press, 1992. Hard Cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. First Printing with full number line. New in New jacket. translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate. Foreword by Michael Lowe. 423 indexed pages. Illustrated. Ribbon bookmark. Seller Inventory # 222058
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110002721619
Book Description The Harvill Press, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0002721619