By Jörg Quenzer,Dmitry Bondarev,Jan-Ulrich Sobisch
Script and writing have been one of the most crucial innovations in human background, and until eventually the discovery of printing, the handwritten e-book was once the first medium of literary and cultural transmission. even supposing the examine of manuscripts is already fairly complicated for lots of areas of the area, no unified self-discipline of ‘manuscript reports’ has but developed that is able to treating handwritten books from East Asia, India and the Islamic global both along the eu manuscript culture. This booklet, which goals to start the interdisciplinary discussion had to arrive at a really systematic and comparative method of manuscript cultures all over the world, brings jointly papers by means of prime researchers serious about fabric, philological and cultural features of other manuscript traditions.
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