Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

by Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods

Hardcover(Library Binding)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761365297
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Technology in Ancient Cultures Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

About the Author

Mary B. Woods is an elementary school librarian in the Fairfax County (VA) Public School system. She has presented at international librarians' conferences. Mary is the researcher on the Woods team, and Michael is the writer. They have written almost 40 books.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 Communication Basics 8

Chapter 2 The Ancient Middle East 18

Chapter 3 Ancient Egypt 26

Chapter 4 Ancient India 34

Chapter 5 Ancient China 40

Chapter 6 The Ancient Americas 48

Chapter 7 Ancient Greece 58

Chapter 8 Ancient Rome 68

Epilogue After the Ancients 76

Timeline 84

Glossary 86

Source Notes 88

Selected Bibliography 90

Further Reading 91

Websites 93

Index 94

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