The Printing PressBook - 2005
Where would publishing be without the printing press? In this book, the author skillfully presents how this revolutionary invention changed the printing process and life for everyone. Inventions That Shaped the World introduces young readers to revolutionary inventions, and emphasizes the impact the inventions had upon life at the time of their creation and beyond. Also explored is the featured invention's cultural significance, as well as the patterns of change that resulted from its origination. Chapters cover topics such as life before the invention, the need for the invention, its development, its influence upon culture, its evolution, and a biography on the inventor.
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, c2005
Branch Call Number: j 686.2 Heinrich
Characteristics: 80 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm