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Published: 27 August 2009

176 Pages | 15 b&w halftone


ISBN: 9780199567782

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Chapter 1

Writing and Script: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Robinson

Very Short Introductions

  • An appetizing first taste of the subject of writing and languages
  • Explains the origins of writing and how it developed, along with how it has been used over five millennia
  • Focuses on specific examples including the Roman alphabet and Chinese characters