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Chapter 10 - Books and the Power or Print Quiz
intro to comm oct 13 2021
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As early as 2400 B.C.E., the Egyptians wrote on _____. Made from plant reeds found along the Nile River. Rolled into scrolls, like today's blueprints
Treated animal skin that replaced papyrus in Europe. stronger, smoother, and less expensive because it didn't have to be imported from Egypt
The first protomodern book, probably produced in 4th century. Used sheets of parchment together at the edges to allow the book to be opened at any page, was called ______.
During the middle ages, the Christian clergy strongly influenced what is known as _____. a period in which books were painstakingly lettered, decorated, and bound my hand.
Transcribed most of the existing philosophical tracts and religious texts of the period, especially versions of the Bible.
Many books from the Middle Ages were ________. Often made for churches or wealthy clients, these books featured decorative, colorful designs and illustrations on each page.
To make mechanically produced copies of pages, Chinese printers developed ______ -- a technique in which sheets of paper were applied to blocks of inked wood with raised surfaces depicting hand-carved letters and illustrations, as early as 3rd century.
Oldest dated printed book still in existence
China's Diamond Sutra
German inventor Johannes Gutenberg used the principles of movable type to develop a mechanical ______ which he adapted from the design of wine presses.
fine calfskin-based parchment
The first English work to be printed in book form was ______.
In 1640, Stephen Daye and his son Matthew printed the first colonial book
The Whole Book of Psalms, known today as the bay psalm book
the first novel reprinted and sold in colonial America
Samuel Richardson, Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded (1740(
connected with the newly emerging and literate middle classes - especially women who were beginning to gain a social identity as individuals
The History of a Young Lady (1747)
cheaper paper covers helped to make books more accessible to the masses
paperback, sold for 5-10 cents
a reference to the cheap, machine-made pulp paper they were printed on
machines enabled printers to save time by setting type mechanically using a typewriter style keyboard
early 1900s. allowed books to be printed from photographic plates rather than from metal casts, greatly reducing the cost of color and illustrations and accelerating book production
the most visible book industry segment, featuring hardbound and paperback books aimed at general readers and sold at bookstores and other retail outlets
credited as the first graphic novel, 1978
A Contract with God
target various occupational groups, not intended for general consumer market
the most widely read secular book in US history. taught 19th-century schoolkids to spell and read simultaneously
The Eclectic Reader
The best-selling book of all time is
Bible, all diverse versions
smallest division in book industry. publishes scholarly works for small groups of readers
types US-DOI. created idea for e-book
Michael Hart, 1971 Uni of Illinois
formal request to have book banned from public or schools library
seek out and sign authors to contracts
selling the rights to a book for use in other media, such as the basis for a screenplay
an early payment to authors that is subtracted from royalties earned from book sales.
provides author with feedback
attend to specific problems in writing or length
work on the look of the book
to help create a best seller, trade houses distribute large illustrated cardboard bins. to thousands of stores to display a book in bulk quantity
A professor at Harvard business school says the success of independent bookstores are in the 3 Cs
Community, curation, and convening
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