The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe / Edition 2by Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
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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Table of ContentsPart 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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