Writing C

Writing C
ISBN10: 1405162562
Pages: 276
Language English
Author: Barry B. Powell
ISBN13: 9781405162562
Published: April 20th 2009 by Wiley-Blackwell
Genre: Science
Goodreads Rating: 3.75

Writing: Theory and History of the Technology of Civilization traces the origins of writing tied to speech from ancient Sumer through the Greek alphabet and beyond.

Examines the earliest evidence for writing in Mesopotamia in the fourth millennium BC, the origins of purely phonographic systems, and the mystery of alphabetic writing Includes discussions of Ancient Egyptian, Chinese, and Mayan writing Shows how the structures of writing served and do serve social needs and in turn create patterns of social behavior Clarifies the argument with many illustrations

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