The Hakka Dialect
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Mantaro J. Hashimoto
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Professor Hashimoto describes the the formation, phonology and syntax of the Hakka dialects.
Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860–1960
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Gina Anne Tam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Analyzes how fangyan (local Chinese languages or dialects) were central to the creation of modern Chinese nationalism.
Global Hakka
Language: en
Pages: 550
Authors: Jessieca Leo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-25 - Publisher: BRILL

In Global Hakka: Hakka Identity in the Remaking Jessieca Leo offers a needed update on Hakka history and a reassessment on Hakka identity in the global and tran
The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language
Language: en
Pages: 790
Authors: Sin-Wai Chan
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-14 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language is an invaluable resource for language learners and linguists of Chinese worldwide, those interested readers
Creole and Dialect Continua
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Geneviève Escure
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Although there is a substantial amount of linguistic research on standard language acquisition, little attention has been given to the mechanisms underlying sec
Authentic Chinese Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Ku Wei-Ying
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Leuven University Press

This volume of Leuven Chinese Studies intends to tackle two problems. The first is the historical framework of imperialism - until now widely applied by Western
Mandarin Spread in Malaysia (UM Press)
Language: en
Authors: Wang Xiaomei
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: The University of Malaya Press

This book is the first of its kind on Mandarin spread in Malaysia. The author investigated the language situation in the Chinese community in Johor and proposed
Notes and Queries on China and Japan
Language: en
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 1867 - Publisher:

Christianity in China
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Daniel H. Bays
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

This pathbreaking volume will force a reassessment of many common assumptions about the relationship between Christianity and modern China. The overall thrust o
The Chinese Mosaic
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Leo J Moser
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-18 - Publisher: Routledge

Although the "Han" Chinese constitute about 95 percent of the population of the PRC, they are much more diverse than most Westerners realize. The numerous subgr