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This chapter explains the invention of the linotype and monotype machines, and the resulting rise in paperback publishing.
Western Oregon University
history of the book, disruptive technology, disruptive innovation
Critical and Cultural Studies | Cultural History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Shribbs, Braden. "Revolution of Printing Technology and the Development of Paperbacks." Disrupting Society from Tablet to Tablet. 2015. CC BY-NC.