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Chinese Linguistics in South America
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1. Overview

During Spanish colonization, South American contacts with China were frequent. In the 19th century, this exchange intensified considerably, especially due to migration flows of tradesmen and laborers. Also, in the arts, the Modernist aesthetics found an object of interest and inspiration in Chinese culture. However, there were no linguistic studies of Chi…

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María Florencia SARTORI and Rubén POSE, “Chinese Linguistics in South America”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000078>
First published online: 2015

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