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Title: Denise Schmandt-Besserat Oral History Interview
Other Titles: SB Interview-04-06-2011
Authors: Schmandt-Besserat, Denise
Firmin, Mark
Ruedas, Javier
Bush, Meredith
Keywords: Schmandt-Besserat, Denise
Near East
University of Texas
Tokens
Writing
magnetic tapes
diskettes
Firmin, Mark
Ruedas, Javier
Bush, Meredith
Issue Date: 10-May-2011
Abstract: On Wednesday, April 6, 2011, Professor Denise Schmandt-Besserat sat down for an oral history interview with UT iSchool students, Meredith Bush, Javier Ruedas, and Mark Firmin to talk about her career as an archaeologist, as an academic professor at UT, and her record-keeping habits. The group was particularly interested to know how Professor Schmandt-Besserat developed her theory of how writing evolved out of the use of small tokens, and how computers helped her in this endeavor. Professor Schmandt-Besserat is the author of Before Writing and How Writing Came About.
Description: This oral history was recorded in the WMA format.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2081/23261
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