• Political Science
  • Published 2002

On the Cultural Factors in the Development of Bai Written Characters

@inproceedings{Feng2002OnTC,
  title={On the Cultural Factors in the Development of Bai Written Characters},
  author={Wang Feng},
  year={2002}
}
This is a comparative study between Bai written characters (square in form) and other ethnic written scripts belonging to the Han language. Through an analysis of the choice of these characters and the attitudes of the ruling class and the literati and officialdom towards Bai written characters in the Nanzhao and Dali Kingdom, the author tries to expound the cultural property of Bai characters and concludes that they were products of special cultural surroundings on which their formation and… CONTINUE READING