A to Z : how writing changed the world / David Sington, author, director ; Laurie Cahalane, Melanie Wallace, Hugh Sington, Martin de la Fouchardiere, producer
DVD | PBS | 2020

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Description
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details
DVD, wide screen, region 1; stereo.
Note
Title from disc surface.
Performer
Jeanette Robinson, narrator.
Audience
Rating: TV-G.
Summary
The First Alphabet: Follow the evolution of the written word, from millennia-old carvings in an Egyptian turquoise mine to modern-day alphabets. How Writing Changed the World: The printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution. How did technologies, from pen to paper to printing press, make it all possible?
Language
English dialogue ; English subtitles (SDH).
Subject
Genre/Form
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First alphabet
How writing changed the world
ISBN
9781531712662
1531712665
Standard No.
841887044417
Music No.
NV61923 PBS
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