The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writing Systems / Edition 1

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writing Systems / Edition 1

by Florian Coulmas
     
 

ISBN-10: 063121481X

ISBN-13: 9780631214816

Pub. Date: 03/22/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This is an encyclopedia of writing systems, scripts and orthographies of all the world's major languages, past and present. It provides both a fully illustrated description of over 400 writing systems and an account of the study of writing in many different disciplines, from anthropology to psychology.  See more details below

Overview

This is an encyclopedia of writing systems, scripts and orthographies of all the world's major languages, past and present. It provides both a fully illustrated description of over 400 writing systems and an account of the study of writing in many different disciplines, from anthropology to psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631214816
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/1999
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

List of Abbreviations and Notional Conventions.

Encyclopedic entries A-Z.

Bibliography.

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