About this book
Explains the origins of writing and how it evolved, focusing on specific examples from the Roman alphabet and Chinese characters. Without writing, there could be no accumulation of knowledge, and there is an enormous variety of writing and scripts in use today.
Writing is a defining marker of civilisation; without it there could be no accumulation of knowledge. Andrew Robinson tells the fascinating story of the history of writing, considering its development, and examining the enormous variety of writing and scripts we use today.
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