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6 The European Printing Revolution

6 The European Printing Revolution   Reference library

Cristina Dondi

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
6,151 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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 1 Introduction  2 MS production and use in Europe in the second half of the 15th century  3 The ... More
11 The Technologies of Print

11 The Technologies of Print   Reference library

James Mosley

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
10,250 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Illustration(s):
8
1 Introduction 2 Origins 3 The hand press period, 1450–1830 4 ... More
printing and publishing

printing and publishing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,455 words

Printing was a late arrival in Ireland, introduced by government for administrative and propaganda purposes. The first book, printed in

printing and publishing

printing and publishing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,335 words

Printing arrived in Scotland in 1507–8 when the merchant Walter Chepman (c.1473–c.1528) and bookseller Andrew

printing

printing   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
627 words
The advent of printing and of movable type gave to fifteenth-century Europe the technology requisite for the mass production of written texts and engraved pictures. Printing in Europe ... More
printing and printed book production

printing and printed book production   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
514 words
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1

Before the invention of printing all written texts were MSS, although there were other ways to record information in exactly

Printing at Sea

Printing at Sea   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,547 words
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1

Though books have always been an integral part of life on board ships, the use of onboard typographical workshops and

Printing and Publishing.

Printing and Publishing.   Reference library

Paul S. Boyer

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
659 words
Since 1640, when a Cambridge, Massachusetts, printer produced a hymnal popularly called the Bay Psalm Book, printing and publishing have loomed large in American culture. The ... More
Printing

Printing   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
5,922 words

The importance of printing for the spread of Martin Luther's ideas has been affirmed since the sixteenth century. As

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