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The book : the life story of a technology

Author: Nicole Howard
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
Series: Greenwood technographies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a broad overview of the history of the printed book across many centuries, cultures, and in a variety of fields.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Howard
ISBN: 031333028X 9780313330285
OCLC Number: 488431875
Description: xvi, 171 s. : illustrations
Contents: Ancestors : books before print --
Infancy : the earliest printed books --
Youth : books in the sixteenth century --
Adulthood : early modern books --
Maturity : books in the age of automation --
The future of books : twentieth century and beyond
Series Title: Greenwood technographies
Responsibility: Nicole Howard
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"[P]rovides an overview of the book's development across centuries, cultures, and fields, from the papyrus scroll to e-books. She discusses the importance of Gutenberg and the context of his time; Read more...

 
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