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The development of typography in the bilingual dictionaries of Japanese and the Western languages from 1595 up to the end of the 19th century

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Presented at Chinese/Japanese Lexicography session
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The presentation will illustrate the development of typography in the bilingual dictionaries of Japanese and the Western languages from 1595 up to the end of the 19th century. The crucial step towards 'modernized' or 'Westernized' typography was the shift from vertical to horizontal writing in Japanese. It was introduced in the late nineteenth century, led by the groundbreaking Japanese-English dictionary by the American missionary James Curtis Hepburn, which was published in 1867. It was ...

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University of Reading
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2011-02-16

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