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Qing Publishing in Non-Han Languages

Evelyn S. Rawski

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published by University of California Press

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780520231269
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520927797 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0008
Qing Publishing in Non-Han Languages

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This chapter provides an account of the books written and published in non-Han languages in China during the Qing Dynasty. It describes the materials published in non-Chinese languages, and their authors, publishers, and readers. The chapter argues that the publication of literatures in Manchu, Mongolian, and Tibetan languages was stimulated in both direct and indirect ways by Qing rule.

Keywords: books; non-Han languages; Qing Dynasty; Manchu language; Tibetan language; publication of literatures

Chapter.  12108 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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