ABC: The Alphabetizaton of the Popular Mind

By 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 learn of the appearance, unfold and current decline of literacy. They discover he impression of the alphabet on basic notion strategies 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 experience of self and of neighborhood.

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