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A classical Chinese reader

Donald B. Wagner

A classical Chinese reader

the Han shu biography of Huo Guang, with notes and glosses for students

by Donald B. Wagner

  • 190 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Curzon in Richmond, Surrey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ban, Gu, -- 32-92,
  • Huo, Guang, -- d. 68 B.C,
  • Pan, Ku -- 32 92,
  • Huo, Guang -- m. 68 a.C,
  • Chinese language -- Readers -- History,
  • China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D,
  • China -- Historia -- Dinastía Han, 202 a.C. 220 d.C

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHan shu biography of Huo Guang.
    StatementDonald B. Wagner.
    ContributionsBan, Gu, 32-92.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination135, T65 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21505247M
    ISBN 100700709606, 0700709614
    OCLC/WorldCa38285416

    This book was assigned for a class I took on East Asian thought. Its definitely one I'm going to hold onto when the course is finished. This compilation of works by various Chinese philosophers has given me a broad understanding of the development of thought in pre-modern China/5(3). Find Classical Chinese: A Basic Reader in Three Volumes by Geiss et al at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell.

    Additional resources are available on the Classical Chinese for Everyone title support page. Reviews: "An outstanding introduction to reading classical Chinese. Van Norden does a wonderful job of clearly explaining the basics of classical Chinese, and he carefully takes the reader through beautifully chosen examples from the textual tradition. beginners course in classical chinese PDF may not make exciting reading, but a beginners course in classical chinese is packed with valuable instructions, information and warnings. We also have many ebooks and user guide is also related with a beginners course in classical chinese PDF, include: A.

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