By Barry B. Powell
Writing: conception and historical past of the know-how of Civilization lines the origins of writing tied to speech from old Sumer during the Greek alphabet and beyond.
- Examines the earliest proof for writing in Mesopotamia within the fourth millennium BC, the origins of in basic terms phonographic platforms, and the secret of alphabetic writing
- Includes discussions of historic Egyptian,Chinese, and Mayan writing
- Shows how the constructions of writing served and do serve social wishes and in flip create styles of social behavior
- Clarifies the argument with many illustrations
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