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Books

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Will traditional books be outdated?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

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