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The triumph of the alphabet; a history of writing.

Author: A C Moorhouse
Publisher: New York, H. Schuman [1953]
Series: Life of science library, no. 28.
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Moorhouse, A.C. (Alfred Charles).
Triumph of the alphabet.
New York, H. Schuman [1953]
(OCoLC)579736686
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Moorhouse
OCLC Number: 1572199
Notes: "An enlarged version of ... [the author's] Writing and the alphabet."
Description: 223 pages illustrations, portrait 22 cm.
Contents: The development of writing --
The work of decipherment --
Pre-alphabetic scripts --
The Semitic alphabet and its origin --
The extension of the alphabet --
The functioning of writing --
The historical influence of writing --
Writing and the spread of literacy.
Series Title: Life of science library, no. 28.

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