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The Nature of Chinese Character: Gifts from the Earth

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In the best-selling tradition of The Spirit of the Chinese Character comes a beautiful companion, The Nature of the Chinese Character. Masterfully crafted earthly symbols are displayed throughout these rich, colorful pages--from sky and wind to water and sand. Each is accompanied by a graceful drawing illustrating the organic form that inspired the calligraphic representat ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Chronicle Books
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Sheri Fresonke Harper
Sep 02, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: china, culture
Very simple list of characters documented--which is a bit disappointing. What's helpful is the history at the start and the many different meanings that are related to the root character. Makes an easy to copy set of characters.
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