Asia's Orthographic Dilemma

Paperback: $24.00
ISBN-13: 9780824818920
Published: June 1997

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352 pages
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  • About the Book
  • With the advent of computers and the rise of East Asian economies, the complicated character-based writing systems of East Asia have reached a stage of crisis that may be described as truly millennial in scope and implications. In what is perhaps the most wide-ranging critique of the sinographic script ever written, William C. Hannas assesses the usefulness of Chinese character-based writing in East Asia today.