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A History of Reading
The author assesses the future, in which it is likely that read communication will soon exceed oral communication through the use of the personal computer and the internet, and looks at 'visual language' and modern theories of how reading is processed in the human brain.
A History of the Pacific Islands
List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Maps The First Islanders Melanesians, Micronesians, Polynesians The European Trespass The Second Colonization New Pacific Identities Pacific
A History of Writing
From the earliest scratches on stone and bone to the languages of computers and the Internet, this book offers an investigation into the origin and development of writing throughout the world.
Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island
Famed for its breathtaking isolation, Easter Island was a verdant South-Sea idyll when a small canoeful of Polynesians arrived in c. ad 700. Centuries later the island's statues were famous
The History of Language
THERE are few living scholars who are so well qualified as Dr. Sweet to write a thoroughly comprehensive introduction to the science of language. He is, as is well known, one of the foremost European
Preliminary evidence for cosmogonic texts in Rapanui's rongorongo inscriptions
L'A. demontre comment les trois inscriptions de « rongorongo » a Rapanui du « Santiago Staff », du « Small Santiago Tablet » et du « Honolulu Tablet 1 » sont composes de series repetitives de triades