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Letter Writing as a Social Practice
By:David Barton,Nigel Hall
Published on 2000 by John Benjamins Publishing

This book explores the social significance of letter writing. Letter writing is one of the most pervasive literate activities in human societies, crossing formal and informal contexts. Letters are a common text type, appearing in a wide variety of forms in most domains of life. More broadly, the importance of letter writing can be seen in that the phenomenon has been widespread historically, being one of earliest forms of writing, and a wide range of contemporary genres have their roots in letters. The writing of a letter is embedded in a particular social situation, and like all other types of literacy objects and events, the activity gains its meaning and significance from being situated in cultural beliefs, values, and practices. This book brings together anthropologists, historians, educators and other social scientists, providing a range of case studies that explore aspects of the socially situated nature of letter writing.

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Book ID of Letter Writing as a Social Practice's Books is GEdCuGT56vsC, Book which was written byDavid Barton,Nigel Hallhave ETAG "sizm2oBzlJM"

Book which was published by John Benjamins Publishing since 2000 have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is 9781556192081 and ISBN 10 Code is 1556192088

Book which have "262 Pages" is Printed at BOOK under CategoryLiterary Collections

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