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The Resource The story of writing, Andrew Robinson

The story of writing, Andrew Robinson

Label
The story of writing
Title
The story of writing
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Robinson
Title variation
Alphabets, hieroglyphics and pictograms
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NNM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Andrew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.R6 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Writing
  • Alphabet
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Escritura
  • Schrift
  • Geschichte
  • Alphabet
  • Writing
Label
The story of writing, Andrew Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading the Rosetta Stone -- Sound, symbol and script -- Proto-writing -- Cuneiform -- Egyptian hieroglyphics -- Linear B -- Mayan glyphs -- Undeciphered scripts: Indus script, Cretan Linear B, The Phaistos disc, Proto-Elamite, Etruscan, Rongorongo -- The first alphabet -- New alphabets from old: Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic, the Arabic script, Indian scripts, Runes, The Cherokee "alphabet" -- Chinese writing -- Japanese writing -- From hieroglyphs to alphabets -- and back?
Control code
33411295
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780500016657
Lccn
95060276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)33411295
Label
The story of writing, Andrew Robinson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Reading the Rosetta Stone -- Sound, symbol and script -- Proto-writing -- Cuneiform -- Egyptian hieroglyphics -- Linear B -- Mayan glyphs -- Undeciphered scripts: Indus script, Cretan Linear B, The Phaistos disc, Proto-Elamite, Etruscan, Rongorongo -- The first alphabet -- New alphabets from old: Greek, Latin, Hebrew, Aramaic, the Arabic script, Indian scripts, Runes, The Cherokee "alphabet" -- Chinese writing -- Japanese writing -- From hieroglyphs to alphabets -- and back?
Control code
33411295
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780500016657
Lccn
95060276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)33411295
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