Inventing the Printing Press

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Before the invention of the printing press, information was not easily accessible to the majority of people in the world. Inventing the Printing Press will teach young readers what life was like before the printing press was invented and how its invention transformed the lives of ordinary people. This fascinating new book features full-color photographs and illustrations that accompany the easy-to-read text. Topics include

cuneiforms, tablets, scrolls, and codices

the first presses, including Johannes Gutenbergs press and moveable type

early and present-day book making processes

print in daily life

types of presses, such as the Stanhope and Columbian

computerized printing

future printing technologies

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