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User Review  - breadhat - LibraryThing

This was a fun and inspiring book, and there were points at which I would have considered just giving it five stars despite some of its obvious flaws and the fact that it is quite dated. I really like ... Read full review

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User Review  - leontes47 - LibraryThing

Argues that the advent of printing changed the way we think and the way society works. I was bowled over by this book as an undergraduate in the early 60s, for the new perspectives it opened up. However, I now find it lacking in substance. Read full review

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User Review  - NoirLibrarian - LibraryThing

Over the years I have come to appreciate the often criticized McLuhan, and "The Gutenberg Galaxy" is my favorite of his books. Its theme is how Western civilization was changed by adopting first the ... Read full review

Review: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

User 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 Man

User 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


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