The Story of Writing and Printing

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Oxford University Press, Oct 1, 1996 - Printing - 30 pages
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The Signs of the Times series presents the history of basic systems of communication and calculation for children aged eight to ten. Organized chronologically from ancient history to the present, the volumes in the series are illustrated throughout with colorful photographs and drawings of artifacts and objects. Along with boxes which highlight inventions, personalities, and amazing facts, each of the titles supplies the reader with a timeline, a glossary and an index.

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Contents

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
6
PUTTING PEN TO PAPER
12
The first printers
19
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Anita Ganeri is the author of the Award-winning book "Horrible Geography". She is currently residing at West Yorkshire, England with her family. She was born in Calcutta India and her family immigrated to Europe. She attended primary and secondary school in England. Anita has spent many years working for publishers both as an editor and a foreign rights manager. She has published over 100 books.

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