China: The Empire of the Written Symbol

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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 ...

China: The Empire of the Written Symbol 1992, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002721615

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