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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Book Preview: #1 Wang Zhao was a Chinese monk who, in the first spring of the twentieth century, delivered a document that would change the Chinese-speaking world forever. He had been hiding out in Japan for the past two years, carrying a hefty bounty on his head. His desire to go home eclipsed his fear of capture. #2 The Chinese language seemed to be a major impediment to China's...
"After a meteoric rise, China today is one of the world's most powerful nations. Just a century ago, it was a crumbling empire, with literacy reserved for the elite few. In Kingdom of Characters, Jing Tsu argues that China's greatest and most daunting challenge was a linguistic one. Just as important as China's technological and industrial advances and political maneuvers was the century-long fight to make the Chinese language-with its many dialects...
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