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Communication and Materiality

Written and Unwritten Communication in Pre-Modern Societies

Funded by: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Edited by: Susanne Enderwitz and Rebecca Sauer

Open Access

This volume reconsiders literacy and communication in pre-modern societies, focusing especially on how material form affects the way textual artefacts are understood and interpreted. By bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines such as archaeology, medieval studies, and Islamic studies, this volume provides the specialist and non-specialist with insights on how humans express themselves through writing and material culture.

Author Information

Susanne Enderwitz and Rebecca Sauer, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.


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Audience: All those interested in history, archaeology, ancient and islamic studies.