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Asia's orthographic dilemma / Wm. C. Hannas ; with a foreword by John DeFrancis
Bib ID 89836
Format BookBook
Author
Hannas, Wm. C., 1946-
 
Description Honolulu : University of Hawai`i Press, c1997 
xi, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0824818423 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
082481892X (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Pt. 1. History and Structure of Writing in East Asia. 1. Chinese. 2. Japanese. 3. Korean. 4. Vietnamese
  • Pt. 2. Critique of Chinese Character-Based Writing. 5. Representation. 6. Learning and Literacy. 7. Reading. 8. Appropriateness to East Asian Languages
  • Pt. 3. Forces for Change. 9. The Chimera of Reform. 10. Language, Speech, and Writing. 11. Computing with Chinese Characters. 12. Chinese Characters and East Asian Culture.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-329) and index.

Subjects Chinese characters -- East Asia.  |  Chinese language -- Writing.

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