The invention of writing

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    This lecture explains why writing was invented, by who, and how they went about it. The lecture is delivered by Distinguished Professor Ingrid Piller as part of the postgraduate unit "Literacies" in Macquarie University's Applied Linguistics program.
    A written version of some of the content in this lecture can be found at and the lecture also exists as a Twitter thread at
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationSydney, NSW
    PublisherLanguage on the move
    Media of outputOnline
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2020


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