Renaissance2

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2010-05-03 20:20:59
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how did the printing press impact the ren?
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  1. China 7th century block printing
    • carved chinese characters into a block of wood
    • ink-stamp onto paper
  2. Tang Dynasty
    invented paper
  3. Bi Sheng
    • 1045 AD
    • invented movable type
  4. Johannes Guttenberg
    • 1455
    • invents printing press using metal movable type
  5. Guttenberg Bible
    first book produced by the printing press
  6. effect- increases education
    more knowledge, easier to get information
  7. effect- cultural diffusion
    ideas spread quickly
  8. effect- price of books...
    decreases
  9. controversial books
    • political/religious
    • challenge authoirty
  10. stats of 1500
    • 1000 "printers" in Europe
    • 40,000 book titles
  11. National governments
    • afraid- citizens might challenge authority
    • use it for propoganda

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