Multilingualism in China – Minglang Zhou’s highly erudite and well-researched volume on the policies concerning writing reforms for China s minorities since 1949 provides an original and well-reasoned summary of a complex process.
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It documents how different script reforms meet dramatically different fates according to local preferences, history, cross-border ties, and the vitality of previously-used scripts. In a style accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students, Zhou’s book is of interest to language planners, sinologists, applied linguists, writing theorists, and ethnologists. “Enter your email address to subscribe to China-underground and receive notifications of new posts by email.