Palimpsest : a history of the written word /

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Author / Creator:Battles, Matthew, author.
Edition:First edition.
Imprint:New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Description:viii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:English
Subject:Writing -- History.
Written communication -- History.
Writing.
Written communication.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10351615
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ISBN:9780393058857
0393058859
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-238) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: Mind as Page
  • Books in Running Brooks
  • Origins and Nature
  • Pictures and Things
  • Writing and Power
  • Holy Writ
  • Logos Ex Machina
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index
  • Notes on Sources
  • Afterword: Page as Mind