ABC: The Alphabetizaton of the Popular Mind

ABC: The Alphabetizaton of the Popular Mind

Ivan Illich, Barry Sanders


In ABC... thinker and cultural analyst Ivan Illich and medieval pupil and literary critic Barry Sanders have produced an unique, meticulous and provocative research of the appearance, unfold and current decline of literacy. They discover he influence of the alphabet on primary inspiration techniques and attitudes, on reminiscence, on political groupings and religous and cultural expectancies. Their exam of the current erosion of literacy within the new technological languages of 'newspeak' and 'uniquack' they usually indicate how new attitudes to language are changing our global view our feel of self and of neighborhood.

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