The World s Writing Systems

The World's Writing Systems is the only available work to explore in depth how scripts are applied to individual languages.

Author: Peter T. Daniels

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: UOM:39015031877148

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 920

View: 965

Download →

Documents the history of writing to the present day. Covers every script officially used throughout the world.

Related Books

The World's Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 920
Authors: Peter T. Daniels, William Bright
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Documents the history of writing to the present day. Covers every script officially used throughout the world.
Second Language Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Vivian Cook, Benedetta Bassetti
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Second Language Writing Systems looks at how people learn and use a second language writing system, arguing that they are affected by characteristics of the first and second writing systems, to a certain extent independently of the languages involved. This book for the first time presents the effects of writing
Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Florian Coulmas
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling.
A Computational Theory of Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Richard Sproat
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-07-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A formal computational theory of writing systems relating to psycholinguistic results.
Typology of Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Susanne R. Borgwaldt, Terry Joyce
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Typology research is extremely important in both proposing classification frameworks and in promoting the careful investigation and analysis of the core concepts inherent within the classification contrasts employed. More exemplary of the latter aspect, the present collection of papers on the typology of writing systems address a number of significant