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Published by Dresden University Press in Dresden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literacy -- Social aspects.,
  • Sociolinguistics.,
  • Technology and civilization.,
  • Technology -- Social aspects.,
  • Computers and literacy.,
  • Social history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMihai Nadin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC149 .N24 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 881 p. ;
Number of Pages881
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL289954M
ISBN 103931828387
LC Control Number97194223
OCLC/WorldCa37144224

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The Civilization of Illiteracy. By. Mihai Nadin. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Downloads: 1, Share This. The Civilization of Illiteracy. By. Mihai Nadin. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online. The Civilization of Illiteracy is a documentary record of literacies and their forms which are circulating through the urban and hyper-urban creations which we have come to call our modern Babylon. Nadin may be out of vogue in his long, historical view of literacy, in his wordiness at a time when three-sentence paragraphs are an Internet. Phenomena related to the transition from a literacy-dominated civilization to one of various means of expression and communication are at the center of his book. The fall of totalitarian regimes, the current structural difficulties of the European Community, the burden of state bureaucracies, the world-wide effort of re-engineering, and the global economy are part of the bigger picture of a 5/5(1).   The Civilization of Illiteracy is a most impressive work which follows in the tradition of McLuhan in finding a post-literate culture now dominant, but the work transcends McLuhan in the breadth of ist learning and the depth of ist analysis. Clearly Nadin is a master scholar who has scarecely a peer in this field. E. Hirsh, Jr/5(4).

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  A sweeping analysis of the transition from a civilization dominated by the characteristics of literacy to a new civilization of many "literacies." The spectacular but unsettling reality of faster cycles of change, the breakdown of traditional values and institutions, and many other symptoms of technological innovation is the subject of the book. The Civilization of Illiteracy. Published in by Dresden University Press, The Civilization of Illiteracy provides a systemic view of the age of computation and information processing. The book has been translated—in its entirety or in part—into several languages. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Civilization of Illiteracy at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Mihai Nadin has 13 books on Goodreads with 54 ratings. Mihai Nadin’s most popular book is The Civilization Of Illiteracy.