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This chapter explains the invention of the linotype and monotype machines, and the resulting rise in paperback publishing.

Publication Date

6-2015

Publisher

Western Oregon University

City

Monmouth

Keywords

history of the book, disruptive technology, disruptive innovation

Disciplines

Critical and Cultural Studies | Cultural History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 12 - Revolution of Printing Technology and the Development of Paperbacks

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