Adrian Johns on the Cultural Origins of the Printing Revolution: a TRB Podcast

465px-Printer_in_1568-ceIn this talk, “The Cultural Origins of the Printing Revolution,” celebrated book historian Adrian Johns reveals his transformative view of Gutenberg’s origins and impact and offers a “novel account of what remains one of the most resonant episodes in Western history.”

The Toronto Centre for the Book presented this Jackson Lecture on October 3rd, 2013, in association with the UofT’s iSchool.

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Thea Fitz-James
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