Paper and Printing
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Survey the development of writing from the days of clay tablets and parchment through the development of the printing press. You’ll learn about the surprising history of movable type, which originated in Asia hundreds of years before the Gutenberg press in Europe. You’ll also see how different cultural circumstances shaped the impact of different inventions.