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Origins of western literacy

Eric A. Havelock

Origins of western literacy

four lectures delivered at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, March 25, 26, 27, 28, 1974

by Eric A. Havelock

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Published by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alphabet -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Writing -- History -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEric A. Havelock.
    SeriesMonograph series - Ontario Institute forStudies in Education ; 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP211
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18405255M

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