Politics and script: aspects of authority and freedom in the development of Graeco-Latin script from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D : the Lyell lectures 1957

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At the Clarendon Press, 1972 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 361 pages
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Originally delivered as a series of lectures in 1956-57, these papers argue that the script was the result of changes in the religious or political environment and was due to the friction between the Church and the State and between east and West Christendom.

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From the Greek Inscription at Melos of the SixthFifth Century B C
From Rustic to HalfUncial
SecondCentury Phyrygia to EighthCentury Gaul

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Barker is a Deputy Keeper at the British Library.

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