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The history and uncertain future of handwriting
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New York : Bloomsbury, 2016.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 177 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
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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.

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Language:
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ISBN:
1620402157, 9781620402153

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

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APA Citation (style guide)

Trubek, A. (2016). The history and uncertain future of handwriting. New York, Bloomsbury.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Trubek, Anne, 1966-. 2016. The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting. New York, Bloomsbury.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Trubek, Anne, 1966-, The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting. New York, Bloomsbury, 2016.

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Trubek, Anne. The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting. New York, Bloomsbury, 2016.

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