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Archaeological Discussion of Writing Practice : Deconstruction of the Ancient Egyptian Scribe

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This book focuses on the archaeology of ancient Egyptian communication technologies, exploring the definitions and the material culture of ancient Egyptian writing practice. In contrast with older approaches that define writing as a system of social separation, writing is explored as a practice-based form of sharing visual information. This research identifies forms of writing that include non-linguistic systems and scripts, in addition to scripts that verbalize linguistic content.The author maintains that a communication system based on written marks sets the roots for social interaction rather than exclusion.
Number of Pages: 179
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Ancient / Egypt
Series Title: Ghp Egyptology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Author: Massimiliano Samuele Pinarello
Language: English
Street Date: April 30, 2016
TCIN: 50927954
UPC: 9781906137458
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-7604
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