History of Books

The history of books follows a suite of technological innovations for books. These improved the quality of text conservation, the access to information, portability, and the cost of production. This history has been linked to political and economical contingencies, the history of ideas, and the history of religion.

Read more about History Of Books:  Origins and Antiquity, Clay Tablets, Papyrus, East Asia, Pre-columbian Codices of The Americas, Wax Tablets, Parchment, Paper, Middle Ages, Printing Press, Contemporary Era, Gallery, Academic Programs

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... The centuries after the 15th century were thus spent on improving both the printing press and the conditions for freedom of the press through the gradual relaxation of restrictive censorship laws ... See also intellectual property, public domain, copyright ...
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... Annual bibliography of the history of the printed book and libraries ... the low countries devoted to manuscripts and printed books." Revue fran├žaise d'histoire du livre ... Book History ...

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