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The Resource The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory, Michael S. Malone

The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory, Michael S. Malone

Label
The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory
Title
The Guardian of all things
Title remainder
the epic story of human memory
Statement of responsibility
Michael S. Malone
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malone, Michael S.
Dewey number
153.12
Index
index present
LC call number
BF371
LC item number
.M3395 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memory
  • Technology and civilization
  • Civilization
Target audience
general
Label
The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory, Michael S. Malone
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223094921609
  • 31223094921617
  • 31223094921641
  • 31223094921658
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780312620318
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 759914181
  • (OCoLC)759914181
Label
The Guardian of all things : the epic story of human memory, Michael S. Malone
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223094921609
  • 31223094921617
  • 31223094921641
  • 31223094921658
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 290 p.
Isbn
9780312620318
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 759914181
  • (OCoLC)759914181

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