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Published: 21 September 2009

144 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199567782

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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
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide