BBB Challenge: Birth of Books

hi Amy,
thank you for your link to the youtube / Telegraph video BIRTH OF A BOOK!

The World Is A Book...

Notes:

  • Paper was invented by the ancient Chinese in about 105 C.E  (Han Dynast) and spread slowly to the west via the Silk Road.
  • The earliest woodblock printed fragments were from China, before 220 AD.
  • Between 1041 and 1048, the first known movable type system was created out of porcelain in Bi Sheng. (Source: the wood printing in wikipedia)
  • Block printing was used in Christian Europe as a method for printing on cloth, where it was common by 1300. At around 1400, paper became relatively available.
  •  Johannes Gutenberg, Mainz in Germany, developed European movable type printing technology in 1439. Gutenberg was also credited with the introduction of an oil-based ink.             — Source: Wikipedia “History of Printing

Ebook:

  • December 2004 Google signaled an extension to its Google Print initiative known as the Google Print Library Project , then announced partnerships with several high-profile university and public libraries
  • First generation Kindle…

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3 responses to “BBB Challenge: Birth of Books

  1. Amy

    Thank you so much, Frizz! 🙂

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    • the birth of my book has been forgotten …
      Step by step I enjoyed more and more the comments of my readers. They often inspired me to dive deeper into a topic. The result now is a print edition “Fragments And Feedbacks” – 132 pages, 52 topics, only words, no photos, a “best of” (so far) out of more than 1,300 articles – if you are interested please visit the “June Edition”:
      http://www.blurb.com/b/4367824-fragments-and-feedbacks-june-2013

      content

      01 – About Frizztext
      02 – Adorno
      03 – American Dreams
      04 – Art
      05 – Bergson
      06 – Biography
      07 – Bloch
      08 – Bruno
      09 – Cervantes
      10 – Childhood
      11 – Cioran
      12 – Cowcross Street
      13 – Dialogue
      14 – Donna, Donna
      15 – Eastside Gallery
      16 – Eltz Castle
      17 – Epicurus
      18 – Erikson
      19 – Existentialism
      20 – Fathers
      21 – Flaubert
      22 – Foucault
      23 – Freud
      24 – Horses’ History
      25 – Huntington
      26 – Ivy House
      27 – Jaspers
      28 – Joe
      29 – Kant
      30 – Kierkegaard
      31 – Language as lifestyle
      32 – Lichtenberg
      33 – Magellan
      34 – Montaigne
      35 – Music
      36 – Nietzsche
      37 – Quietness
      38 – Roots
      39 – Schopenhauer
      40 – Socrates
      41 – Spinoza
      42 – Steel Industry
      43 – Suicide
      44 – Swift
      45 – Thoreau
      46 – Tracks
      47 – Train to Berlin
      48 – Umbrella
      49 – Up in the Bronx
      50 – Virus
      51 – Volkswagen
      52 – Water Stories

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  2. lisalday111711

    My favorite subject…Books!!!

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