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invention of the world

Jack Hodgins

invention of the world

a novel

by Jack Hodgins

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jack Hodgins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.H689 In, PR9199.3.H54 In
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 354 p. ;
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4604636M
ISBN 100770515185
LC Control Number77367819

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A book is a medium for recording information in the form of writing or images, typically composed of many pages (made of papyrus, parchment, vellum, or paper) bound together and protected by a cover. The technical term for this physical arrangement is codex (plural, codices).In the history of hand-held physical supports for extended written compositions or records, the codex replaces its. His invention of metal movable type in has accurately been called “an invention that changed the world.” And the first major book he printed was the Bible! It’s estimated there were ab books in all of Europe before Gutenberg’s press. Less than fifty years later there were as many as twelve million books, and the book that.

The Revolutionary Effect of the Paperback Book This simple innovation transformed the reading habits of an entire nation 30 is the number of trees, in millions, cut down annually to produce books.   Gutenberg’s Industry-Changing Invention. Papermaking coincided with another crucial step forward in the history of books: Johannes Gutenberg’s invention of mechanical movable type Method of printing created by Johannes Gutenberg that uses small, movable letters. in Though the simple act of crafting small, movable letters may seem mundane in the contemporary world of digital devices.


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World history as “a story that we’re telling one another.” In this intriguing account of humankind from the Stone Age to the present, Ansary (Road Trips: Becoming an American in the Vapor Trail of the Sixties,etc.) writes, “we live on the same planet but in many different worlds.”In C.E., for instance, the Chinese thought their world was the world; other civilizations also.

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