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The Art of Language

by Zora O'Neill - £9.99  Lonely Planet (2019)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781788683043 | ISBN 10: 1788683048

From Arabic and Japanese to Hebrew, Javanese and Cherokee, explore 26 unique scripts and alphabets with Lonely Planet – and learn to write local proverbs with our calligraphy tutorials.
 
For each script you’ll discover its history and roots, how and where it flourished, and gain insight into other people, places, cultures and traditions throughout the world. We’ll then tell you how to use the script and the easiest handwriting techniques to make it look authentic.
 
Accompanying each script is local proverb and a calligraphy tutorial with a blank page so you can easily recreate the sentence in your own hand.
 
Scripts include:
 
Arabic - from Africa and the Middle East
Vai - from Sierra Leone and Liberia
Hangul - from Korea
Japanese
Hanunoo - from the Philippines
Tamil and Sinhalese - from Sri Lanka
Tibetan
Georgian
Cyrillic - from Belarus, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine
Mongolian
Tifinagh - from North Africa
Hebrew and Syriac - from the Middle East

(Price & availability last checked: January 2020)

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