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Japanese alphabet : the 48 essential characters

Mandel, Gabriele2007
Books
Main title:
Japanese alphabet : the 48 essential characters / Gabriele Mandel ; foreword by Isao Hosoe.
Imprint:
New York : Abbeville, c2007.
Collation:
148 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Foreword / Isao Hosoe -- Origins and development of Chinese writing -- Origins and development of Japanese writing -- The influence of Japanese calligraphy on European arts -- Synoptic tables -- Pronunciation guidelines -- Phonetic shifts -- Numbers -- Radicals -- The alphabet -- The letters in their traditional sequence -- Writing characters [kana and kanji]
ISBN:
97807892095970789209594
Dewey class:
495.682421
Language:
English
BRN:
136668
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult Non Fiction - Languages and Literature495.682421 MANOnloan - Due: 15 Jul 2024
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