The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe / Edition 2

The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe / Edition 2

by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521845432

ISBN-13: 9780521845434

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The importance of the advent of printing for Western civilization has long been recognized. This illustrated and abridged edition of a classic study is designed to provide a comprehensive survey of the communications revolution of the fifteenth century.

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The importance of the advent of printing for Western civilization has long been recognized. This illustrated and abridged edition of a classic study is designed to provide a comprehensive survey of the communications revolution of the fifteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521845434
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Emergence of Print Culture in the West: 1. The unacknowledged revolution; 2. Defining the initial shift; 3. Some features of print culture; 4. The expanding Republic of Letters; Part II. Interaction with Other Developments: 5. The permanent Renaissance: mutation of a classical revival; 6. Western Christendom disrupted: resetting the stage for Reformation; 7. The book of nature transformed: printing and the rise of modern science; 8. Conclusion: scripture and nature transformed; Afterword: revisiting the printing revolution.

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