Speakers of the 125 Minority, Non-Han (Non-Chinese) Languages and Dialects Spoken in China

Speakers of the 125 Minority, Non-Han (Non-Chinese) Languages and Dialects Spoken in China

by Walter Shearer, Hongkai Sun
     
 

This book describes the speakers of all non-Han languages and dialects of China, without delving into the depths of linguistic description. Chapters cover Manchu-Tangus languages, Turkic languages, Mongolian languages, Korean, Indo-European languages, Kam- Tai languages, Tibeto-Burma languages, Miao-Yao languages, Austro- Asiatic languages, Austronesian languages,… See more details below

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This book describes the speakers of all non-Han languages and dialects of China, without delving into the depths of linguistic description. Chapters cover Manchu-Tangus languages, Turkic languages, Mongolian languages, Korean, Indo-European languages, Kam- Tai languages, Tibeto-Burma languages, Miao-Yao languages, Austro- Asiatic languages, Austronesian languages, and unclassified languages. Shearer is an economic affairs officer with the United Nations. Hongkai teaches linguistics at the Institute of Nationality Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773473065
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Chinese Studies Series
Pages:
320

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