The Printing Press As An Agent Of Change

September 30, 1980|
The Printing Press As An Agent Of Change by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
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Originally published in two volumes in 1980, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change is now issued in a paperback edition containing both volumes. The work is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. Professor Eisenstein begins by examining the general implications of the shift from script to print, and goes on to examine its part in three of the major movements of early modern times - the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the rise of modern science.
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein was born Elizabeth Ann Lewisohn on October 11, 1923 in Manhattan, New York. She received a bachelor's degree from Vassar College in 1944 and master's and doctoral degrees in history from Harvard University. She taught at American University in Washington before joining the faculty at the University of Michigan, ...
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Title:The Printing Press As An Agent Of ChangeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:820 pages, 8.98 X 6.02 X 1.38 inShipping dimensions:820 pages, 8.98 X 6.02 X 1.38 inPublished:September 30, 1980Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521299551

ISBN - 13:9780521299558

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