The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

By Trubek, Anne

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9781620402153 9781620402160
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Bloomsbury


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Reviewed on June 15, 2016  |  Social Sciences

Beginning with hieroglyphs, cuneiform, and the invention of the alphabet, Trubek (A Skeptic's Guide to Writer's Houses) shows the impact of handwriting throughout history. Maintaining that handwriting is the latest form of the ongoing evolution of human communication, the author thoroughly discusses the various types of scripts, the contexts in which they have been used, and their role as prestige indicators. Also explor...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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