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  • 1. BOOKS By Paxton, David, Nicole
  • 2. Ancient Books
    • Mesopotamian “Epic of Gilgamesh”
    • Egyptian “Book of the Dead”
    • Greek “Illiad”, “The Odyssey”, and philosophy
    • Chinese philosophy (Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism)
    • Myrasaki Shikibu’s “The Tale of Genji”
    • The Torah, Bible, and Koran
  • 3. Languages Change from Writing
  • 4.  
  • 5. Books Become Books
    • Johannes Gutenberg
    • William Shakespeare and Publishing
  • 6. Books Change History
    • Sun Tzu’s “Art of War”
    • Thomas Paine’s Pamphlet “Common Sense”
    • Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations”
    • Harriett Beecher Stowe’s “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”
    • Charles Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species”
    • Marx and Engles’s “The Communist Manifesto”
  • 7. Books and Literature Today
    • Harry Potter
    • Twilight
    • Richard Dawkins
    • John Wood and Room to Read
  • 8. Role and functions
    • Record history
    • Help gain knowledge and communicate
    • Help imagination
  • 9. Key Players
    • Tsai Lun (paper)
    • Johannes Gutenburg (printing press)
    • Religious Groups
  • 10. Impact of Digital Age
    • Books on the Internet (eBooks)
    • Kindle, Nook, Ipad, Sony Reader, book apps
    • Decrease in sales of traditional books
  • 11. Future Issues/Questions
    • Will traditional books be outdated?
    • Can electronic books have the same impact as traditional ones?
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  • 12. THE END

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