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The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory /

Explores the history of memory and human civilization, examining how human ideas, inventions, and transformations have been documented in venues ranging from cave drawings, and oral histories to libraries and the Internet. Full description

Main Author: Malone, Michael S. 1954-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Introduction: The guardian of all things: memory as biography -- Finding a voice: memory as word -- The cave of illumination: memory as symbol -- Clay, reeds, and skin: memory as medium -- The bloody statue: memory as metaphor -- Long-leggedy beasties: memory as classification -- Theaters of memory: Memory as reference -- Patterns in the carpet: memory as instruction -- Tick, talk: memory as recording -- Diamonds and rust: memory as free -- The persistence of memory: memory as existence.
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