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Why did humans start writing?

Clayton, Ewan (2019) Why did humans start writing? The British Library Website.

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We travel back to the ancient Middle East, to look at why, over 5,000 years ago, we first came to write.

Part of the British Library Website on the History of Writing.

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Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2020 18:35
Last Modified: 27 May 2021 08:39


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