First Writing Script Invention as History and Process

Heftet / 2008 / Engelsk
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Ancient writing gives us our first glimpse of history, people and institutions, and yet its origins remain mysterious. This book offers a treatment and examination of the origins of ancient writing. It studies often neglected writing systems, such as those of Mesoamerica. The leading scholars in the field collectively discuss new topics and highlight new subtlties about how these scripts came into existence and development during the first centuries of use. Egypt, Mesopotamia, Elamite, Mesoamerica and the Maya, Shang, and Runic are all represented.
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Detaljer

ISBN13
9780521728263
Format
Product format
Heftet
Utgiver
Vendor
Cambridge University Press
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Publisert
2008