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The Resource Mysteries of the alphabet : the origins of writing, Marc-Alain Ouaknin ; translated from the French by Josephine Bacon

Mysteries of the alphabet : the origins of writing, Marc-Alain Ouaknin ; translated from the French by Josephine Bacon

Label
Mysteries of the alphabet : the origins of writing
Title
Mysteries of the alphabet
Title remainder
the origins of writing
Statement of responsibility
Marc-Alain Ouaknin ; translated from the French by Josephine Bacon
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ouaknin, Marc-Alain
Dewey number
411
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.O913 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alphabet
  • Authorship
Label
Mysteries of the alphabet : the origins of writing, Marc-Alain Ouaknin ; translated from the French by Josephine Bacon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-375)
Contents
A short history of writing -- Pictogram, ideogram, and phonogram -- The Lady of the Turquoise: proto-Sinaitic script -- The example of the letter aleph -- When aleph became alpha -- The alphabet -- The archeographic revolution
Control code
ocm40076585
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
381 p.
Isbn
9780789205216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98044840
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i0789205238
Label
Mysteries of the alphabet : the origins of writing, Marc-Alain Ouaknin ; translated from the French by Josephine Bacon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-375)
Contents
A short history of writing -- Pictogram, ideogram, and phonogram -- The Lady of the Turquoise: proto-Sinaitic script -- The example of the letter aleph -- When aleph became alpha -- The alphabet -- The archeographic revolution
Control code
ocm40076585
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
381 p.
Isbn
9780789205216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98044840
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i0789205238

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