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Description - A History of Reading by Steven Roger Fischer

Steven Roger Fischer's fascinating book traces the complete story of reading from the time when symbol first became sign through to the electronic texts of the present day. A broad, accessible history which assesses the future of reading and examines the impact of computers and the internet, as well as modern theories of how reading is processed by the brain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861892096
ISBN-10: 1861892098
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steven Roger Fischer

Steven Roger Fischer is Director of the Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures in Auckland, New Zealand. A History of Reading is the final book in Fischer's trilogy which also includes A History of Language and A History of Writing, as well as Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island, all available from Reaktion Books.

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