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Watson's account of Chinese writing from the time of the Chou dynasty (1100--249 B.C.) to the Latter Han (25-220) is accompanied by a chronology, biographical information, and a selected list of translations.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 22nd 1972 by Columbia University Press (first published 1962)
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Dr. Burton Dewitt Watson (Ph.D., Columbia University, 1956) was a Professor of Chinese at Columbia and Stanford Universities. Among his many awards is the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation for his long and prolific career in Chinese, Japanese, and English languages.
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