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This chapter covers a shift in purpose for the book itself in the 18th century. As literacy rates soared, the book became accessible to people of varied social classes, and this chapter examines the effects of this change on the social environment.
Western Oregon University
history of the book, disruptive technology, disruptive innovation
Critical and Cultural Studies | Cultural History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Eck, Kristin. "Evolution of the Codex." Disrupting Society from Tablet to Tablet. 2015. CC BY-NC.