Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
336 pages | 6 x 9 | 24 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4280-5 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Material Texts series
The author of the hugely influential The Printing Press as an Agent of Change offers a magisterial and highly readable account of five centuries of ambivalent attitudes toward printing and printers. Once again, she makes a compelling case for the ways in which technological developments and cultural shifts are intimately related.
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