Communication and Materiality. Written and Unwritten Communication in Pre-Modern Societies

This volume reconsiders literacy and communication in pre-modern societies, focusing especially on how material form affects the way textual artefacts are understood and interpreted. By bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines such as archaeology, medieval studies, and Islamic studies, th...

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Main Author: Sauer, Rebecca
Other Authors: Enderwitz, Susanne
Format: eBook
Published: De Gruyter 2015
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Collection: Directory of Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This volume reconsiders literacy and communication in pre-modern societies, focusing especially on how material form affects the way textual artefacts are understood and interpreted. By bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines such as archaeology, medieval studies, and Islamic studies, this volume provides the specialist and non-specialist with insights on how humans express themselves through writing and material culture
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (iv, 133 p.)
ISBN:9783110371758
9783110413007