Thursday, January 31, 2008

Elizabeth Eisenstein

The Rise of The Reading Public

Elizabeth Lewisohn Eisenstein is an American historian of the French Revolution and early 19th century. She is well known for her work on the history of early printing, writing, on the transistion in media between the era of "manuscript culture" and that of the "print culture", as well as the role of the printinting press in effecting broad cultural change in western civilization.


At 10:50 PM, Blogger A. Mattson said...

Not enough meat on these bones. Next time choose a key quote and discuss its significance. You need at least a good paragraph or two.


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