The Revolution of the Alphabet
It's hard to believe, but there was once a time when the written word didn't exist. There were no books, sales receipts, or signs-there wasn't even an alphabet! Reading & Writing takes the reader through the development of writing, from cuneiform in ancient Mesopotamia to e-mail today. Each title focuses on an important phase in the process and discusses how it changed the way people communicate. the easy-to-read text is enhanced with colorful illustrations and photographs.
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