Organizing people or items by A to Z is a common method all over the world. It’s used in schools, businesses, libraries and more. But why is this the predominant method today? What are some other systems that people of the past used? Historian Judith Flanders joins us this week to shed some light on the fascinating study of alphabetization.
- Judith Flanders, historian, author, A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order.
Links for more information:
- World History Encyclopedia: What happened to the Great Library at Alexandria?