The Resource Writing and civilization : from ancient worlds to modernity, (videorecording)

Writing and civilization : from ancient worlds to modernity, (videorecording)

Label
Writing and civilization : from ancient worlds to modernity
Title
Writing and civilization
Title remainder
from ancient worlds to modernity
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DSR
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
306.44
LC call number
Z40
LC item number
.Z46 2013
PerformerNote
Lectures by Marc Zender, visiting assistant professor at Tulane University
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Literature & language. Linguistics
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Writing and civilization : from ancient worlds to modernity, (videorecording)
Label
Writing and civilization : from ancient worlds to modernity, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Re-packaged in one container (28 x 17 cm.)
  • "Course number 2241."
  • Contains twenty-four thirty minute lectures
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, typographical conventions, course scope, lecture guides, glossary, bibliography
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Accompanying material
1 course guidebook.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-232) in guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. What is writing -- The origins and development of writing -- Where did our alphabet come from? -- The fubark : a German alphabet -- Chinese : a logosyllabic script -- Japanese : the world's mos complex script
  • Disc 2. What is decipherment? -- The five pillars of decipherment -- Epigraphic illustration -- The history of language -- Proper nouns and cultural context -- Bilinguals, biscripts, and other constraints
  • Disc 3. Egyptian : the first great decipherment -- What do Egyptian hieroglyphs say? -- Old Persian : cuneiform deciphered -- What does cuneiform say? -- Mycenaean linear B : an ancient syllabary -- Mayan glyphs : a new world logosyllabary
  • Disc 4. What do the Mayan glyphs say? -- Aztec hieroglyphs : a recent decipherment -- Etruscan and Meroitic : undeciphered scripts -- Han'gul, Tengwar, and other featural scripts -- Medium and message -- The future of writing
Control code
ocn859341223
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781598039894
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • PD2241A
  • ID2241A-01
  • PB2241A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1441666
  • (OCoLC)859341223
  • (CaAE) a1441666
Video recording format
DVD

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