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Title Writing & literacy in early China : studies from the Columbia Early China Seminar / edited by Li Feng and David Prager Branner.
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2011.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 494 pages, 8 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Chinese language -- To 600.
Chinese language -- Writing -- History.
Literacy -- China -- History.
Books and reading -- China -- History.
To 600
Genre History.
Contents Introduction : writing as a phenomenon of literacy / Li Feng and David Prager Branner -- Getting "right" with heaven and the origins of writing in China / David W. Pankenier -- Literacy and the emergence of writing in China / William G. Boltz -- Phonology in the Chinese script and its relationship to early Chinese literacy / David Prager Branner -- Literacy to the south and the east of Anyang in Shang China : Zhengzhou and Daxinzhuang / Ken-ichi Takashima -- The evidence for scribal training at Anyang / Adam Smith -- Textual identity and the role of literacy in the transmission of early Chinese literature / Matthias L. Richter -- The royal audience and its reflections in western Zhou bronze inscriptions / Lothar von Falkenhausen -- Literacy and the social contexts of writing in the western Zhou / Li Feng -- Education and the way of the former kings / Constance A. Cook -- Soldiers, scribes, and women : literacy among the lower orders in early China / Robin D.S. Yates -- Craftsman's literacy : uses of writing by male and female artisans in Qin and Han China / Anthony J. Barbieri-Low.
Other Author Li, Feng, 1962-
Branner, David Prager.
Early China Seminar (Columbia University)
Other Title Print version: Writing & literacy in early China. Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2011 9780295991528
Other Title Writing and literacy in early China