Cover of: The printing press | Milton Meltzer

About the Edition

Explains the mechanics of the first printing press, invented in Germany by Gutenberg in the fifteenth century, and describes the press's revolutionary impact on the world.

Table of Contents

Speaking, writing, and reading
Scribes and scrolls
Was China first?
How Gutenberg did it
Printing, printing, everywhere
The print shop : a cultural center
From apprentice to master
An aid to science
From Luther to Plymouth Rock
The printing press and democracy
Many voices
In love with the printed word
The power of print
The new place of print.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-118) and index.

Series
Great inventions, Great inventions (Benchmark Books (Firm))

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
686.2
Library of Congress
Z124 .M52 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
125 p. :
Number of pages
125

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24928298M
Internet Archive
printingpress00melt
ISBN 10
076141536X
LC Control Number
2002015307
OCLC/WorldCat
50725264
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