Writing systems of the world: alphabets, syllabaries, pictograms

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C.E. Tuttle Co., 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 122 pages
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This unique, ambitious, and entertaining book presents twenty-nine scripts in detail and offers examples of a hundred more. Written in nontechnical prose and organized into brief but comprehensive sections, it will serve as a handy reference for world travelers, stamp collectors, and calligraphers, and provide hours of reading enjoyment to those who are fascinated by the written symbol itself.

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Contents

5 Scripts of Southeast Asia 70
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Scripts of Europe 11 Lao Script 78
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Scripts of the Union of Soviet Chinese Characters 86
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