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Whose History is it, Anyway?

History was one of the subjects I quite enjoyed at school. I wasn’t so keen on the ancient history we started off with, but I found later history interesting. 418 more words

Magic in Every Page: Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

Every kid has fantasies. The vast majority of those kids love to play out their favorites, whether they’re swinging imaginary lightsabers or flying on the back of a winged horse or literally anything else they can think of. 721 more words

The Written Word

The emancipation of authorship is the third emancipation of content (after the inventions of the Phonetic Script and the Printing Press)

The key idea that captures the transitions humankind is currently undergoing is the emancipation of authorship.
How many authors have there been on Earth throughout all of history? 704 more words

Emancipation Of Authorship

Early discoveries that the most impact on the development of mass media

After attending several weeks of class, and listening to the discussions on the different information revolutions in the world, I have found that one development of mass media that affected the world the most, was the printing press. 212 more words

Istoria tiparului.

 Germanul Johannes Gutenberg este considerat în general inventatorul presei de tipar, precum şi al îmbunătăţirilor ce au favorizat dezvoltarea tipografiei: matrici ajustabile şi compartimentate, precum şi folosirea plumbului pentru confecţionarea unor caractere rezistente, identice şi în serie mare. 1,055 more words


The Final Bit On Books

From my post Even More on the History of Books, we know that after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, the illuminated manuscript was being developed in monasteries of Europe, and that the codices that were produced were usually copies of older books, either Christian texts, mainly the  475 more words

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