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History of Writing
     

History of Writing

by Steven Roger Fischer
 

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From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, A History of Writing offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world.

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From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the internet, A History of Writing offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world.

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"[It] is wonderful . . . to see a subject that embraces so much of human civilisation handled with the wide knowledge and breadth of vision it deserves."

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ISBN-13:
9781861895882
Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date:
06/16/2011
Series:
Globalities
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
11 MB
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Steven Roger Fischer is Director of the Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures in Auckland, New Zealand. He is the author of Glyph-breaker (1997). A History of Writing is part of Fischer’s trilogy for Reaktion, which also includes A History of Language and A History of Reading.

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