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Dark Blue - 2300 BCE  |  Dark Green - 1300 BCE  |  Light Green - 300 BCE
Cuneiform - Mesopotamia circa 4th millennium BCE
 
Egyptian Hieroglyphics circa 4th millenium BCE
Indus Valley Seal circa 2600 BCE
Ancient Chinese Script 1600 BCE
Printing - Early History <ul><li>Block Printing - stone and wood </li></ul><ul><li>Existed in Asia and Europe  </li></ul><...
Movable Type <ul><li>First appeared in China around 1041- Clay type </li></ul><ul><li>Later type was wood (circa 1200) and...
Johannes Gutenberg <ul><li>Invented the Movable Type Printing Press </li></ul><ul><li>1440 </li></ul><ul><li>Mainz, German...
The Printing Press <ul><li>McCluhan describes this historical event as the precursor to our Modern World </li></ul><ul><li...
Explosion of Print <ul><li>1500 - 20, 000, 000 Books in Print </li></ul><ul><li>1600 - 200, 000, 000 Books in Print </li><...
Mass Literacy <ul><li>urbanization </li></ul><ul><li>printing </li></ul><ul><li>centralized government </li></ul>
Development of Print <ul><li>Growth of  Vernacular Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Decline of Latin </li></ul><ul><li>Growth i...
Global Literacy Rates - Source: CIA Factbook
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Lcs #3 Writing To Print

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Lcs #3 Writing To Print

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

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