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The history and uncertain future of handwriting

Anne Trubek

The history and uncertain future of handwriting

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Penmanship,
  • Writing

  • About the Edition

    This book uncovers the long and significant impact handwriting has had on culture and humanity--from the first recorded handwriting on the clay tablets of the Sumerians some four thousand years ago and the invention of the alphabet as we know it, to the rising value of handwritten manuscripts today.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-166) and index.

    StatementAnne Trubek
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ43 .T785 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 177 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27218804M
    ISBN 101620402157
    ISBN 109781620402153
    OCLC/WorldCa933590390


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