The Printing Press

The Printing Press

by Milton Meltzer

Hardcover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761415367
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Series: Great Inventions Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword9
1Speaking, Writing, and Reading11
2Scribes and Scrolls18
3Was China First?26
4How Gutenberg Did It33
5Printing, Printing, Everywhere41
6The Print Shop: A Cultural Center49
7From Apprentice to Master59
8An Aid to Science67
9From Luther to Plymouth Rock75
10The Printing Press and Democracy78
11Many Voices84
12In Love with the Printed Word91
13The Power of Print98
14The New Place of Print105
Afterword111
Web Sites113
Bibliography115
Index119

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