The Mac is Not a Typewriter: A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Macintosh

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Peachpit Press, 1990 - Computers - 72 pages
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This is a biography of the American linguist, scholar and diplomat William Woodville Rockhill (1854-1914), an extraordinary man who mastered the Tibetan language and became the first Westerner to befriend and advise a Dalai Lama, perhaps most famously on the vexed issue of Tibet's status with regard to China. He is often considered the original China hand, the principle drafter and executor of the Open Door policy who - in between postings to Peking, St Petersburg and Constantinople - translated Tibetan texts.

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User Review  - weeta - LibraryThing

a good book to keep around if you use a mac for writing or for design. the whole "i'm superior because i'm a mac owner" attitude can get really irritating, though. Read full review

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User Review  - aethercowboy - LibraryThing

If you learned to type of a typewriter, or even learned to type on a word processer from somebody who learned to type on a typewriter, you will find that you have adopted some obsolete practices. Did ... Read full review

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Robin Williams is the author of dozens of best-selling and award-winning books, including "The Non-Designer's D""esign Boo"k, "The Non-Designer's Ty""pe Boo"k, "The Little Mac Bo""ok," "Robin Williams Mac OS X B""ook," "Robin Williams Design Works""hop," and "Web Design Worksh""op," Through her writing, teaching, and seminars, Robin has influenced a generation of computer users in the areas of design, typography, the Mac, desktop publishing, and the Web.

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