the history of publication ischaracterized by a close interplay of technical innovation and socialchange , each promoting the other. Publication design By monisha pattnaik
About the history• To publish is to make a content publicly known.• Publication as it is known today depends on a series of 3 major inventions : writing , paper , printing and 1 major cultural development – LITERACY News paper periodical Published magazines matter Non books periodical
1. Moveable types• System of printing and typography that uses moveable components to reproduce the elements of a document.• 1st known moveable type was known in china by bi sheng out of a ceramic block.• This led to printing in jikji in 1377 today worlds oldest extant moveable print book.
2. Wood block printing• With invention of paper writing materials became easy than bones ,shells ,bamboo strips , metal , stones etc.3. Metal block printing First Christmas card
4. Diamond sutra – world’s 1st printed book made in A.D 868 .Seven strips of yellow tinted page in a 5 m long scroll.