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The shape of script : how and why writing systems change

Auteur(s) : Houston, Stephen D. (Éd.)Description matérielle : xxiii-317 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Collection : School for advanced research advanced seminar series Publication : Santa Fe : SAR press, 2012.Cote : G.5081Note : Bibliogr. p. 255-303. Index.Note complémentaire : SAR Press = School for Advanced research press.  Thématique : Histoire | Écriture Thématique spécifique : Paléographie
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Preface: the shape of script - views from the middle --

Cuneiform: changes and developments / Veldhuis, Niek --

Scripts, high culture, and administration in Middle Kingdom Egypt / Baines, John --

Paragrams, punctuation, and system in ancient Roman script / Bodel, John --

Stability and change in Arabic script / Gruendler, Beatrice --

Some principles and patterns of script change / Salomon, Richard --

Script change in Bronze Age China / Steinke, Kyle --

The development of writing in Japan / Lurie, David B. --

Maya writing: modified, transformed / Houston, Stephen D. --

The shape of script in a colonial context: alphabetic and pictorial registers in Mixtec texts / Monaghan, John --

Trends and transitions in the history of written numerals / Chrisomalis, Stephen.

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