Recommended romanization-related books in English

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  1. Y.R. Chao (Chao Yuen Ren, Zhao Yuanren, 趙元任, 赵元任, Zhào Yuánrèn)
  2. DeFrancis, John
  3. DeFrancis, John (ed.)
  4. Erbaugh, Mary S. (ed.)
  5. Hannas, Wm. C.
  6. Kennedy, George A.
  7. Mair, Victor H. (ed.)
  8. Mair, Victor H. and Yongquan Liu (eds.)
  9. Packard, Jerome L.
  10. Unger, J. Marshall
  11. Yin Binyong (Yǐn Bīnyōng, 尹斌庸)
  12. Yin Binyong (Yǐn Bīnyōng, 尹斌庸) and Mary Felley
  13. Zhou Youguang (周有光 / Zhōu Yǒuguāng)