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The Resource Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky

Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky

Label
Paper : paging through history
Title
Paper
Title remainder
paging through history
Statement of responsibility
Mark Kurlansky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of paper and the unexpected ways it shaped a modern world transitioning toward digital technologies, tracing the role of paper and papermaking in education, media, religion, commerce, and art
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Kurlansky, Mark
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Papermaking
  • Paper industry
Label
Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The technological fallacy -- Being human -- The moths that circle a Chinese candle -- The Islamic birth of literacy -- And where is Xátiva? -- Europe between two felts -- Making words soar -- The art of printing -- Out from Mainz -- Tenochtitlán and the blue-eyed devil -- The trumpet call -- Rembrandt's discovery -- The traitorous corruption of England -- Papering independence -- Diderot's promise -- Invitation from a wasp -- Advantages in the head -- To die like a gentleman -- Return to Asia -- Epilogue: change -- Appendix: Timeline
Control code
sky280358224
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780393239614
Lccn
2016007084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Paper : paging through history, Mark Kurlansky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The technological fallacy -- Being human -- The moths that circle a Chinese candle -- The Islamic birth of literacy -- And where is Xátiva? -- Europe between two felts -- Making words soar -- The art of printing -- Out from Mainz -- Tenochtitlán and the blue-eyed devil -- The trumpet call -- Rembrandt's discovery -- The traitorous corruption of England -- Papering independence -- Diderot's promise -- Invitation from a wasp -- Advantages in the head -- To die like a gentleman -- Return to Asia -- Epilogue: change -- Appendix: Timeline
Control code
sky280358224
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780393239614
Lccn
2016007084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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