Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Course

Contributor(s): The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 1148673 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2013Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (726 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): ESL & Languages | History - Ancient | History - Modern | LiteratureOnline resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Features: Marc Zender Ph.D.Summary: The written word is so central to our lives that it can seem as if it has always existed. Yet writing is a relatively recent invention. Trace the remarkable saga of visible speech from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. In this thrilling journey, you'll explore how an array of sophisticated writing systems developed, then were adopted and adapted by surrounding cultures.
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Features: Marc Zender Ph.D.

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2013.

The written word is so central to our lives that it can seem as if it has always existed. Yet writing is a relatively recent invention. Trace the remarkable saga of visible speech from its earliest origins to its future in the digital age. In this thrilling journey, you'll explore how an array of sophisticated writing systems developed, then were adopted and adapted by surrounding cultures.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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