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Title: The Language of the Chinese "Secret History of the Mongols".
Description: London:: Blackwell, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. A very good copy in usual green boards. Clean and tight. ; An analysis of the language of a fourteenth century Chinese version of the Secret History of the Mongols. It is the longest text of the period using the colloquial rather than the literary language. M A K Halliday was one of the foremost experts in linguistics of his day. He developed, and is particularly known for, the internationally influential "systemic functional linguistic" model of language. In 1942, Halliday volunteered for the national services' foreign language training course. He was selected to study Chinese on the strength of his success in being able to differentiate tones and spent a year in India working with the Chinese Intelligence Unit doing counter-intelligence work. In 1945 he was brought back to London to teach Chinese.; Publications of the Philological Society XVII.; xvi+235pp. pages. Very Good .

Keywords: Mongolian Chinese Featured Altaic Systemic Functional Linguistic Language S.E. Asia, Far East, Pacific

Price: GBP 13.80 = appr. US$ 19.71 Seller: Marijana Dworski Books
- Book number: 34878

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