Discuss the overall effect of the printing press on the spread of knowledge.The printing press revolutionized the world and created the means by which knowledge could be consumed by anyone who could read.

Discuss the overall effect of the printing press on the spread of knowledge.The printing press revolutionized the world and created the means by which knowledge could be consumed by anyone who could read.

“He who first shortened the labor of copyists by the device of moveable types was disbanding hired armies, and cashiering most kings and senates, and creating a whole new democratic world.”

–Thomas Carlyle, 1836 (Boorstin, p. 516)

Write a 1,400-word paper in which you do the following:

Relate the printing press to the spread of knowledge.
Discuss the overall effect of the printing press on the spread of knowledge.
Consider at least four of the following in your paper:
Spread of maps
Gutenberg Bible
Spread of false knowledge (Galen)
Effect on memory
Rise of libraries
Impact on artisans, apothecaries, surgeons, metalworkers, and other fields
Role in the Reformation
Standardizing of English language and other languages
Rise of the modern author
Establishment of scientific journals
Rise of the Internet
Cite at least one source per topic

Format your assignment according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Use only Peer Reviewed/ Accredited resources


 

. .

get-your-custom-paper

The post Discuss the overall effect of the printing press on the spread of knowledge.The printing press revolutionized the world and created the means by which knowledge could be consumed by anyone who could read. appeared first on Blackboard Masters.

"Get 15% discount on your first 3 orders with us"
Use the following coupon
FIRST15

Order Now