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A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order

A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order

By Judith Flanders

We all know how to alphabetize and often do so as second nature in our work. But have you ever wondered how or why people came to alphabetize things? Judith Flanders takes a deep dive into the history of alphabets and their use as an organizational system, from the earliest forms of writing to the present day.

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