Füssel: Gutenberg and the impact of printing. (English edition)

Gutenberg and the impact of printing

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From typefounding through typesetting to the printing process itself, this narrative offers a fresh look at the unprecedented success story of the spread of the 'black art' right across Europe in a mere 40 years. Stephan Fuessel here analyses the first early printings, placing them in context the history of communication and the intellectual climate of a Europe-wide educated elite by about 1500. He foregrounds the tremendous rise European culture and the history of education experienced as a direct result of this media revolution. In separate chapters Fuessel depicts the fast spreading of the art of printing to Italy, France and England.

Stephan Füssel: Gutenberg and the Impact of Printing. Hardcover, 216 pages, Ashgate Publishing Limited 2005.

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Füssel: Gutenberg and the impact of printing. (English edition)

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