Written on Bamboo and Silk : The Beginnings of Chinese Books & Inscriptions, ...

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Chicago, Il
ISBN
9780226814186
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9780226814186
Item number
193197721234
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07 Dec, 2019, 14:13 GMT

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"Written on Bamboo and Silk : The Beginnings of Chinese Books & Inscriptions, Hardcover by Tsien, Tsuen-Hsuin; Shaughnessy, Edward L. (AFT), ISBN 0226814181, ISBN-13 9780226814186, Brand New, Free P&P in the UK In this paleographic study of China, Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien traces the development of Chinese writing from the earliest inscriptions to the advent of printing, with specific attention to the tools and media used. Now expanded and updated, this edition includes material that treats the many major documents and ancient Chinese artifacts uncovered in the over forty years since the book's first publication. Edward L. Shaughnessy's substantial new afterword completes this long-awaited second edition."
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