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Knowing what we know : the transmission of knowledge, from ancient wisdom to modern magic / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon, (author.).

Examining such disciplines as education, journalism, encyclopedia creation, museum curation, photography and broadcasting, an award-winning writer explores how humans have attained, stored, and disseminated knowledge.

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  • ISBN: 9780063142886
  • ISBN: 0063142880
  • Physical Description: xii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-392) and index.
Subject: Knowledge, Sociology of.
Thought and thinking.
Information technology > Social aspects.
Information behavior.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


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Emmaus Public Library 306.42 WINC (Text) 36446002088576 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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