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The Resource The writing systems of the world, Florian Coulmas

The writing systems of the world, Florian Coulmas

Label
The writing systems of the world
Title
The writing systems of the world
Statement of responsibility
Florian Coulmas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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Coulmas, Florian
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
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Writing
Label
The writing systems of the world, Florian Coulmas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Pt. I. Theoretical perspectives. What writing is all about -- From icon to symbol : the general trend of evolution -- Units of speech and units of writing -- pt. II. Writing systems. Sacred characters : the theocratic script of Egypt -- From word tro syllable I : cuneiform writing -- An alternative to th alphabet : the Chinese writing system -- From word to syllable II : Chinese characters for other languages -- Semitic writing : syllables or consonants? -- The
  • alphabet -- Writing in India -- pt. III. Practical problems. From letter to sound : deciphering written languages --From sound to letter : creating alphabets -- Writing reform : conditions and implications -- pt. IV. Conclusion. What writing means for linguistics -- Appendix I. Ancient Near Eastern chronology -- Appendix II. Far Eastern chronology
Control code
FIEb13584686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 302 pages
Isbn
9780631180289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22624413
Label
The writing systems of the world, Florian Coulmas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Pt. I. Theoretical perspectives. What writing is all about -- From icon to symbol : the general trend of evolution -- Units of speech and units of writing -- pt. II. Writing systems. Sacred characters : the theocratic script of Egypt -- From word tro syllable I : cuneiform writing -- An alternative to th alphabet : the Chinese writing system -- From word to syllable II : Chinese characters for other languages -- Semitic writing : syllables or consonants? -- The
  • alphabet -- Writing in India -- pt. III. Practical problems. From letter to sound : deciphering written languages --From sound to letter : creating alphabets -- Writing reform : conditions and implications -- pt. IV. Conclusion. What writing means for linguistics -- Appendix I. Ancient Near Eastern chronology -- Appendix II. Far Eastern chronology
Control code
FIEb13584686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 302 pages
Isbn
9780631180289
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22624413

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