The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, Mar 1, 1962 - Social Science - 294 pages
Since its first appearance in 1962, the impact of The Gutenberg Galaxy has been felt around the world. It gave us the concept of the global village; that phrase has now been translated, along with the rest of the book, into twelve languages, from Japanese to Serbo-Croat. It helped establish Marshall McLuhan as the original 'media guru.' More than 200,000 copies are in print. The reissue of this landmark book reflects the continuing importance of McLuhan's work for contemporary readers.
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Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic ManUser Review - George Walker - Goodreads
This book compliments Elizabeth L. Eisenstein's book "the Printing Press as an Agent of Change. As mcLuhan has said "We are today as far into the electric age as the Elizabethans had advanced into the ... Read full review
Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic ManUser Review - Thadd - Goodreads
An astonishing book, a dry one, about the effects of the Gutenberg press, a device that shocked the church, brought about new religions, started wars and changed the human race. In different sections ... Read full review