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Beginning Chinese

John DeFrancis

Beginning Chinese

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese language -- Grammar,
  • Chinese language -- Conversation and phrase books

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John De Francis, edited by Henry C. Fenn [and] George A. Kennedy.
    SeriesYale linguistic series
    ContributionsFenn, Henry C. 1894- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL1111 .D36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., [vii]-ix, [1], 197 p.
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL191086M
    LC Control Numbera 47000466
    OCLC/WorldCa2866338

    Beginning Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Chinese language, Readers.   ‎John DeFrancis worked at Seton Hall University in the Department of Far Eastern Studies’ Chinese Studies program, authoring textbooks for Mandarin Chinese in the early s. The original recordings were produced at Seton Hall University in Fahy Hall /5(5).


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