The History of Writing and Reading – Wrap-up

For the past 28 posts, we have discussed the rise of writing – and therefore reading – around the world, looking at the major developments and forces that shaped the written languages we use today. We hope that you have enjoyed the series, and we are very interested in hearing your thoughts about the information presented, so please leave us comments in the section below.

In case you missed any of the posts, here they all are again, and you can always access them at a later time by going to our archives. Next time we’ll be starting with a new series, and we hope you’ll continue to stop by and read.

 

To read Part 1 (Sumerians), click here.

To read Part 2 (Egyptian hieroglyphs), click here.

To read Part 3A (Indo-European languages Part 1), click here.

To read Part 3B (Indo-European languages Part 2), click here.

To read Part 4 (Rosetta Stone), click here.

To read Part 5 (Chinese writing), click here.

To read Part 6 (Japanese writing), click here.

To read Part 7 (Olmecs), click here.

To read Part 8 (Mayans), click here.

To read Part 9 (Aztecs/Nahuatl), click here.

To read Part 10 (Etruscans), click here.

To read Part 11 (Meroïtic), click here.

To read Part 12 (Runes and Futhark), click here.

To read Part 13 (Musical Notation), click here.

To read Part 14 (Printing, Part 1), click here.

To read Part 15 (Printing, Part 2), click here.

To read Part 16 (Printing, Part 3), click here.

To read Part 17 (Origins of English, Part 1), click here.

To read Part 18 (Origins of English, Part 2), click here.

To read Part 19 (Origins of English Part 3), click here.

To read Part 20 (Origins of English, Part 4), click here.

To read Part 21 (Printing and the Digital Age), click here.

To read Part 22 (Music’s Later Developments), click here.

To read Part 23 (Featural Scripts, Part 1), click here.

To read Part 24 (Featural Scripts, Part 2), click here.

To read Part 25 (Featural Scripts, Part 3), click here.

To read Part 26 (Future of Writing, Part 1), click here.

To read Part 27 (Future of Writing, Part 2), click here.

 

Author: AceReader Blogger

The AceReader blogging team is made up of specialists in a number of different areas: literacy, general education, content development, and educational software. For questions about posts, please submit them in the form below. For suggestions about blog topics, please email them to blogger@acereader.com.

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