Download Full Text (713 KB)
This chapter discusses the printing press and its contribution to the standardization of the English language, as well as the significance of mass communication in the social turbulence of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Western Oregon University
history of the book, disruptive technology, disruptive innovation
Critical and Cultural Studies | Cultural History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
McAlpine, Alissa. "Printing as a Catalyst for Social Revolution." Disrupting Society from Tablet to Tablet. 2015. CC BY-NC.