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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

Printing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,024 words

was brought to Italy by two German clerics, Conrad Schweynheym and Arnold Pannartz, who set up a press in

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

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
211 words

Technique for multiple reproduction of images, such as text and pictures. In ancient China and Japan, carved wooden blocks were

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 in France until 1600

Printing in France until 1600   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
991 words

[For book production before printing, see Manuscripts; for later periods and for such issues as state control and guild

Printing

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
7,003 words
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1

Term used to embrace three distinct but related concepts. First, it denotes the multiplication of documents or similar items consisting

Printing

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
3,887 words
Illustration(s):
1

Term used to embrace three distinct but related concepts. First, it denotes the multiplication of documents or similar items consisting

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
Illustration(s):
1

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

Printing

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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

Printing and Publishing

Printing and Publishing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Bible

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
6,244 words

This entry consists of five articles: The

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
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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
229 words

The invention of printing had an enormous influence on Jewish religious life, in which the study of the Torah is

printing and publishing of music

printing and publishing of music   Reference library

J. M. Thomson and John Wagstaff

The Oxford Companion to Music

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
8,785 words
The history of music-printing and publishing is technical, social, and artistic. The technical history encompasses the gradual solution of the difficult problems posed by music itself, ... More

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