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ARHS 3349 - Hieroglyphs to Hypertext: The Art and History of the Book


Credits: 3

Examines the early development and the enduring cultural impact of the book - the physical format of written communication known as the codex, which has dominated the intellectual landscape for the past two millennia. Traverses the historical forms of written communication, including cuneiform, hieroglyphs, calligraphy, woodblock, letterpress printing, and the new dematerialized forms stored in digital information retrieval technologies. (Temporalities pre-1500)



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