Understanding Chinese Characters by their Ancestral Forms, 4th edition

by Ping-gam Go
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This handy book reveals the meaning of Chinese characters through their ancestral forms. Readers will discover that it takes little effort and imagination to understand the common and widely used characters.

Go provides a full-color photo survey of San Francisco’s Chinatown, plus a dictionary of, and flash cards for, 288 Chinese Characters.

128 pages, 5-¼" x 8-3/8", full-color cover, 72 color photographs, index. Published 2004 by Simplex Publications. ISBN 978-0-9623113-7-5. trade paper



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