The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing

The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing

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Published On
2014
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ISBN
1619022427
ISBN13
9781619022423
From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop computers, the story of writing is the story of human civilization itself.

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Ewan Clayton is Professor in Design at the University of Sunderland and co-director of the International Research Centre for Calligraphy. For a number of years he was a consultant for Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Centre) where he worked within a research group that focused on documents and contemporary communications. He is an award winning calligrapher and has exhibited and taught calligraphy in many parts of the world....more