ERIC Number: EJ346967
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Writing, Religion and Revolt in Bahia.
Visible Language, v20 n3 p318-43 Sum 1986
Discusses the impact of writing on culture, especially the psychosocial consequences of literacy as a "technology of the intellect." Describes the role played by writing in both a slave revolt in nineteenth century Brazil and a preliterate African culture. Argues that "literacy" serves too many functions to be used as an all-encompassing descriptive term. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Bahia (Brazil)
Note: Thematic Issue: The Origins and Functions of Literacy.