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Classical Chinese A Basic Reader

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ISBN-10: 0691174571

ISBN-13: 9780691174570

Edition: 2017

Authors: Naiying Yuan, Hai-tao Tang, James Geiss

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Classical Chinese is the most comprehensive and authoritative textbook on the language, literature, philosophy, history, and religion of premodern China. Rigorously and extensively field-tested and fine-tuned for years in classroom settings, it sets a new standard for the field. Originally published in three volumes, Classical Chinese appears here in one convenient and easy-to-use volume.Classical Chinese contains forty selections from texts written between the fifth century BC and the first century AD, during which the classical Chinese language was fully developed and standardized. These passages, which express key themes in Chinese humor, wit, wisdom, moral conviction, and political…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 2/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 8.86" wide x 11.02" long x 1.80" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Naiying Yuan and Haitao Tang are Lecturers Emeritus in the Department of East Asian Languages, and in the Chinese Linguistics Project, at Princeton University. Tang is coauthor of Chinese Primer, an introductory Chinese language textbook (Princeton). James Geiss, who earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1979, was a Ming scholar and worked for many years as research associate, editor, and contributing author with the Cambridge History of China Project.