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Product Description: The ABC English-Chinese, Chinese-English Dictionary (ECCE) is a student-oriented bilingual dictionary that, like other dictionaries in the ABC series, organizes Chinese words by their pronunciation as written in pinyin. This innovative, straightforward alphabetical organization allows the user to find most words more quickly and easily...read more
By Tom Bishop (editor), John Defrancis (editor), Zhang Liqing (editor), Victor H. Mair (editor) and Zhang Yanyin (editor)

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9780824834852 | Bilingual edition (Univ Hawaii Pr School of Social, July 15, 2010), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The ABC English-Chinese, Chinese-English Dictionary (ECCE) is a student-oriented bilingual dictionary that, like other dictionaries in the ABC series, organizes Chinese words by their pronunciation as written in pinyin.

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Product Description: This dictionary is an expansion of the ground breaking ABC Chinese-English Dictionary, the first strictly alphabetically ordered and Pinyin computerized dictionary. It contains over 196,000 entries, compared to the 71,486 entries of the earlier work, making it the most comprehensive one-volume dictionary of Chinese...read more

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9780824827663 | Bilingual edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This dictionary is an expansion of the ground breaking ABC Chinese-English Dictionary, the first strictly alphabetically ordered and Pinyin computerized dictionary.

By John Defrancis (editor)

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9789622017610 | Chinese Univ Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: This dictionary, also available in a pocket edition, ushers in a new era in Chinese lexicography. The first strictly alphabetically ordered and Pinyin computerized dictionary, it offers the simplest and quickest way to look up a term whose pronunciation is known...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John Defrancis (editor)

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9780824823207 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This dictionary, also available in a pocket edition, ushers in a new era in Chinese lexicography.

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9780824821548 | Poc edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, November 1, 1998), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Book by
9780824817442 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, November 1, 1996, cover price $28.00

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Product Description: Contains all 71,000 entries in the original 1996 edition, but in a portable format on thinner paper. Already established as the market leader. 'A most happy combination of judgement and scholarship' - Times Higher Education Supplement...read more

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9780700711901 | Poc edition (Routledge, February 3, 1999), cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Contains all 71,000 entries in the original 1996 edition, but in a portable format on thinner paper.

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Product Description: A rollicking tale of the camel trek DeFrancis (emeritus, Chinese, U. of Hawaii) made through Inner Mongolia and Kansu Province (the Gobi Desert) in the mid-30s. Great history at a time of upheaval, sociology, and adventure. And great fun...read more

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9780824814939 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A rollicking tale of the camel trek DeFrancis (emeritus, Chinese, U.

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Product Description: Visible Speech is an attempt to set the record straight about the nature of writing. John DeFrancis, a noted specialist in the Chinese language, shows that writing can be based only upon a sound system and not upon any other linguistic level...read more

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9780824812072 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, September 1, 1989, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: Visible Speech is an attempt to set the record straight about the nature of writing.

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Product Description: Book by John DeFrancis

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9780824810689 | Reprint edition (Univ of Hawaii Pr, June 1, 1986), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Book by John DeFrancis

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Product Description: This second edition, like the earlier first edition, introduces some of the main varieties of Chinese as found before and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949. While continuing to stress the basic importance of the traditional usages, such as the regular characters to be found in all materials published before the adoption of the simplified forms in 1956 and still in use in some areas, the present revision goes further in contrasting variant usages and in providing additional material relevent to the PRC...read more

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9780300020571 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, December 1, 1977), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This second edition, like the earlier first edition, introduces some of the main varieties of Chinese as found before and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949.
9780300020564 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 1977), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This second edition, like the earlier first edition, introduces some of the main varieties of Chinese as found before and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

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9780300020601 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 1977), cover price $55.00
9780300020618 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, September 1, 1977), cover price $52.00 | About this edition: This second edition, like the earlier first edition, introduces some of the main varieties of Chinese as found before and after the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

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Product Description: In this parallel character version of Beginning Chinese, dialogues, pronunciation drills, sentence-building exercises, substitution drills and memorization exercises correspond to the same lessons Beginning Chinese offers in English and in pinyin romanization of Mandarin.

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9780300020557 | 2 edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 1, 1977), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In this parallel character version of Beginning Chinese, dialogues, pronunciation drills, sentence-building exercises, substitution drills and memorization exercises correspond to the same lessons Beginning Chinese offers in English and in pinyin romanization of Mandarin.

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By John Defrancis (editor)

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9780887101205 | Yale Univ Pr, December 1, 1976, cover price $8.95

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A complete revision of the first volume in the Yale Linguistic Series, this new version, in pinyin romanization, and aimed at secondary school and college levels, is an introduction to spoken Chinese. It includes dialogues, pronunciation drills, sentence-building exercises, examples of characters, substitution drills, and miscellaneous exercises in the form of games like crossword puzzles. There is a combined glossary-index, supplementary vocabulary for each lesson, notes, and a detailed suggested study guide. John De Francis is research professor of Chinese at Seton Hall University. Yale Linguistics Series, 1. The features of this introductory text for learning the Chinese language include:-Pinyin romanization-Vocabulary of 600 items-Pronunciation drills, dialogues, sentence-building exercises, pattern drills, substitution tables, games and other learning aids, memorization exercises, and a combined glossary-index-No characters are used 

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9780300020540 | 2 revised edition (Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 1976), cover price $55.00 | also contains An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice | About this edition: A complete revision of the first volume in the Yale Linguistic Series, this new version, in pinyin romanization, and aimed at secondary school and college levels, is an introduction to spoken Chinese.

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9780300020588 | 2 revised edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 1, 1976), cover price $40.00 | also contains War Brothers: The Graphic Novel, War Brothers: The Graphic Novel, War Brothers: The Graphic Novel

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By John Defrancis (editor)

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9780887101175 | Far Eastern Pubns, June 1, 1976, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Book by

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9780824802226 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, September 1, 1975, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: paperback

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9780824802233 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, September 1, 1975, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: paperback

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Product Description: Seminal text for teaching reading of Chinese. Uses classical stories with a vocabulary that is appropriate for beginning to intermediate readers. Rare.

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9780824802257 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, September 1, 1975, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Seminal text for teaching reading of Chinese.

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Product Description: PALI Language Texts: Chinese

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9780824802240 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, September 1, 1975, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: PALI Language Texts: Chinese

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Product Description: Book by Defrancis, John

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9780824802332 | Univ of Hawaii Pr, June 1, 1973, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: Book by Defrancis, John

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9780300010831 | Yale Univ Pr, January 28, 1968, cover price $66.00

Hardcover:

9780300004069 | Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 1967, cover price $55.00

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9780300000566 | Yale Univ Pr, January 28, 1966, cover price $52.00

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