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Books

  1. 1. BOOKS…<br />BEN, MADELINE, ADAM<br />
  2. 2. HISTORY<br />The first books were religious scriptures from the biblical age. They were hand written. Before these texts, scribes would keep records.<br />During the middle ages, monks would hand copy manuscripts.<br />In 1440, the first printing press was invented in Germany by Johannes Gutenberg<br />
  3. 3. ROLE/FUNCTION<br />Record information<br />Knowledge/Research<br />Entertainment<br />
  4. 4. WELL-KNOWN EXAMPLES<br />The Bible= the best selling book…ever<br />Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary<br />Jane Austin-(Pride & Prejudice) <br />J. K. Rowling-(Harry Potter)<br />Homer-( The Odyssey, Iliad)<br />
  5. 5. IMPACT OF DIGITAL AGE<br />Since the digital age, there has been a decrease in reading.<br />The need to buy books is no longer necessary. People can read books on phones, computers, and Kindles.<br />VS<br />

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