Bloomsbury Pub Ltd
|Number of Pages||288 Pages|
Today we are endlessly connected: constantly tweeting, texting or e-mailing. This may seem unprecedented, yet it is not. Throughout history, information has been spread through social networks, with far-reaching social and political effects. Writing on the Wall reveals how an elaborate network of letter exchanges forewarned of power shifts in Ciceros Rome, while the torrent of tracts circulating in sixteenth-century Germany triggered the Reformation.