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1455—Gutenberg’s Print Revolution

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Turning Points in Modern History

1455—Gutenberg’s Print Revolution

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Trace how Johannes Gutenberg’s introduction of a press with movable type sparked a print revolution, becoming a key factor in the Protestant Reformation, the Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution, and the standardization of vernacular languages.


February 8, 2017