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History and Archaeology - History
Writing is a medium of human communication which makes use of symbols to represent language. Writing systems are a means of delivering a language which can be understood by other humans separated by time or space. Although writing can complement and extend the capacities of spoken language, not all languages employ a writing system. Writing helps in the transfer of information through space using letters. It also aids in the storage of information over time through libraries. The activity of writing also lets humans externalize thoughts which can be reflected and reworked upon. A text is the result of writing, and the person who interprets this text is called a reader. This book is a valuable compilation of topics, ranging from the basic to the most complex advancements in the field of writing. It covers in detail some existent theories and innovative concepts revolving around this field. The readers would gain knowledge that would broaden their outlook on the material perspectives of writing.