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Type: The Secret History of Letters

Type is the bridge between writer and reader, between thought and understanding. This book treats typography as a measure of history. It is a guide through the history of letters and a study of their power. From fashion through propaganda and the development of mass literacy, it shows how typography has changed our world.

Important places

Munich (236)
Avignon (41)
Dachau (16)
Mayence (10)
Leipzig (34)
Hammersmith (4)
Dessau (7)
Tours (11)
Luzern (14)
Venice (839)
Zurich (106)
Dusseldorf (1)
Chicago (1,719)
Milan (221)
New York (7,391)

Counties

Cook (1,792)
New York (8,068)

Regions

Berlin (904)
Z├╝rich (128)
Hammersmith and Fulham (47)
Westminster (7,352)
Nordrhein-Westfalen (235)
Rheinland-Pfalz (63)
Bayern (604)
Sachsen-Anhalt (55)
Sachsen (143)
Sheffield (68)
Birmingham (131)
Paris (3,057)
Vaucluse (56)
Venezia (843)
Turin (80)
Milano (226)
Illinois (2,704)
New York (9,763)
Lucerne (17)
Indre-et-Loire (29)

Countries

Switzerland (876)
Germany (3,818)
Egypt (2,000)
France (7,260)
United Kingdom (21,421)
Italy (5,202)
United States (64,950)

Other geographical areas

Europe (50,240)
Americas (79,726)
Southern Europe (7,119)
Northern Europe (20,481)
Western Europe (11,057)
North Atlantic Ocean (8,808)
Great Britain (17,707)
Central Lowlands (North America) (1,334)
Alps (835)
Northern European Plain (4,572)
North America (66,455)
British Isles (19,064)
East Coast (USA) (17,366)
North of England (1,361)
Adriatic Sea (926)