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Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky

Label
Paper : paging through history
Title
Paper
Title remainder
paging through history
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kurlansky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through tracing paper's evolution, Mark Kurlansky challenges common assumptions about technology's influence, affirming that paper is here to stay
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurlansky, Mark
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Papermaking
  • Paper industry
Label
Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-354) and index
Contents
Prologue: The technological fallacy -- Being human -- The moths that circle a Chinese candle -- The Islamic birth of literacy -- And where is Xátiva? -- Europe between two felts -- Making words soar -- The art of printing -- Out from Mainz -- Tenochtitlán and the blue-eyed devil -- The trumpet call -- Rembrandt's discovery -- The traitorous corruption of England -- Papering independence -- Diderot's promise -- Invitation from a wasp -- Advantages in the head -- To die like gentlemen -- Return to Asia -- Epilogue: change -- Appendix: Timeline
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 389 pages
Isbn
9780393239614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007084
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)933727269
  • (OCoLC)ocn933727269
  • 774718
Label
Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [347]-354) and index
Contents
Prologue: The technological fallacy -- Being human -- The moths that circle a Chinese candle -- The Islamic birth of literacy -- And where is Xátiva? -- Europe between two felts -- Making words soar -- The art of printing -- Out from Mainz -- Tenochtitlán and the blue-eyed devil -- The trumpet call -- Rembrandt's discovery -- The traitorous corruption of England -- Papering independence -- Diderot's promise -- Invitation from a wasp -- Advantages in the head -- To die like gentlemen -- Return to Asia -- Epilogue: change -- Appendix: Timeline
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 389 pages
Isbn
9780393239614
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016007084
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)933727269
  • (OCoLC)ocn933727269
  • 774718

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