5 edition of The Origins of the Modern Chinese Press found in the catalog.
October 30, 2007 by Routledge .
Written in English
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Description. Description The Chinese language, spoken by over one billion people, has undergone drastic changes over the past century. This book presents a comprehensive, up-to-date account of the development of Modern Chinese from the late nineteenth century to the s.
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ed, B.R. Publishers, Delhi:The Dhammapada: A Translator’s Guide. The next major innovation in the history of books, the use of block printing on paper, began in Tang Dynasty China around CE, though it wouldn’t arrive in Europe for nearly years.
The first known examples of text printed on paper are tiny, inch-wide scrolls of Buddhist prayers commissioned by Japan’s Empress Shōtoku in CE.