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Ancient Communication: From Grunts To Graffiti
Ancient Technology provides a fascinating look at a particular area of technology as it developed in ancient times, from the first humans to the fall of the Western Roman Empire in A.D. 476. Each chapter covers a different ancient civilization, beginning with Stone Age cultures and progressing chronologically through others, such as the ancient Middle East, Egypt, China, M ...more
Published August 10th 2000 by Runestone Press
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this is a good book if you would like to know about Ancient communication. i enjoyed the info about the different civilizations and how the communicated. this book shows you some of the unexpected ways Ancient people communicated. most of the time we only hear about modern communication but this bokk tells you even how cave men used pictures to draw stories on cave walls.
I was a little disappointed not to see more information on alphabets and their development, but the inclusion of libraries, types of writing materials, book formats, and the impact of languages and communication technologies made for an interesting overview.