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A History of the Khipu
by Galen Brokaw
This book begins by proposing a theoretical model that reconciles orality-literacy studies and media theory in order to avoid the specious dichotomization of societies into those with and those without writing. The more relevant issue is the way in which a given society distributes semiotic functions among the various media that it employs and the forms of economic and pol ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by Cambridge University Press
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