Worlds of reference : lexicography, learning, and language from the clay tablet to the computer
Worlds of Reference is a history of dictionaries, encyclopedias and reference materials, but it is also far more than that, because it is concerned with the growth of civilisation, education and culture - and particularly how the human race learned to store information beyond the brain.
Print Book, English, 1986
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], 1986
ix, 230 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780521306379, 9780521314039, 052130637X, 0521314038
Mind, word and world
Early modern world