Lcs #3   Writing To Print
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  • 1. Dark Blue - 2300 BCE | Dark Green - 1300 BCE | Light Green - 300 BCE
  • 2. Cuneiform - Mesopotamia circa 4th millennium BCE
  • 3.  
  • 4. Egyptian Hieroglyphics circa 4th millenium BCE
  • 5. Indus Valley Seal circa 2600 BCE
  • 6. Ancient Chinese Script 1600 BCE
  • 7. Printing - Early History
    • Block Printing - stone and wood
    • Existed in Asia and Europe
    • Precursor to movable type
  • 8. Movable Type
    • First appeared in China around 1041- Clay type
    • Later type was wood (circa 1200) and could be found in East and South Asia
    • Metal Type appeared in Korea in the 14th Century
  • 9. Johannes Gutenberg
    • Invented the Movable Type Printing Press
    • 1440
    • Mainz, Germany
  • 10. The Printing Press
    • McCluhan describes this historical event as the precursor to our Modern World
    • The Gutenberg Galaxy
  • 11. Explosion of Print
    • 1500 - 20, 000, 000 Books in Print
    • 1600 - 200, 000, 000 Books in Print
  • 12. Mass Literacy
    • urbanization
    • printing
    • centralized government
  • 13. Development of Print
    • Growth of Vernacular Languages
    • Decline of Latin
    • Growth in Readership
    • Development of New Literary Forms
    • Consolidation of the Nation State
  • 14. Global Literacy Rates - Source: CIA Factbook