A History of Reading and Writing

In the Western World
Author(s): 
Lyons, Martyn
ISBN: 
9780230001619
Date published: 
October 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£52.50

Lyons surveys the changing relationships enjoyed by ordinary men and women with the written word, from early times to the present day. It provides a broad coverage of the social history of reading and writing, relating it to mainstream historical movements such as the Enlightenment and the Reformation.