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Book Review: The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writing Systems


I’m not sure whether encyclopedias are supposed to be read like any other book, but that’s what I did with The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writing Systems, and it was well worth it. An interesting and informative read, with notes on the origins of scripts and explanations of how language arrived at the place it finds itself today. If you’re at all interested in language and writing, this is one of those things you must read.

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