Knowing what we know : the transmission of knowledge, from ancient wisdom to modern magic
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New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023].
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9780063142886, 0063142880
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Milton Public Library - Adult Non-Fiction
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Published
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023].
Physical Desc
xii, 415 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780063142886, 0063142880

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-392) and index.
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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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"From the creation of the first encyclopedia to Wikipedia, from ancient museums to modern kindergarten classes--this is award winning writer Simon Winchester's brilliant and all-encompassing look at how humans acquire, retain, and pass on information and data, and how technology continues to change our lives and our minds"--Dust jacket flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Winchester, S. (2023). Knowing what we know: the transmission of knowledge, from ancient wisdom to modern magic (First edition.). Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Winchester, Simon. 2023. Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge, From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Winchester, Simon. Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge, From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Winchester, Simon. Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge, From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic First edition., Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2023.

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