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The book : the life story of a technology

Author: Nicole Howard
Publisher: Westport : 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Howard
ISBN: 031333028X 9780313330285
OCLC Number: 936731658
Description: 171 s. : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword Introduction 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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