Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xxi + 794 pp. 2 vols. Contents. xxi+450; 341. Pp. Reviewed by Shannon E. Duffy Published on H-Ideas (June, 2000) [Note: This review is part of the H-Ideas Ret‐ 2 stars. 1979. Publication Source. Eisenstein argues that the advent of printing constituted a decisive and fundamental (though not absolute) break between two cultural forms, notably in relation to the modes of cultural production and social consciousness. Review Essay: Elizabeth Eisenstein's The Printing Press as an Agent of Change and the Structure of Communications Revolutions' The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe. Reviews. 76.26%. Clay Spinuzzi: "Eisenstein is specifically concerned with the printing revolution in early-modern Europe, beginning in the late 15th century. The work is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. Date of this Version. 3 stars. By Elizabeth L. Eisenstein. 4. 18.04%. Technology and Culture. Volume. Originally published in two volumes in 1980, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change is now issued in a paperback edition containing both volumes. 20 Issue 1, p109 . Schoeck, R.J. // English Language Notes;Sep82, Vol. The work is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. $29.50 Though certain features of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe. 1 Review 1. 4 stars. She was best known for her work on the history of early printing, writing on the transition in media between the era of 'manuscript culture' and that of 'print culture', as well as the role of the printing press in effecting broad cultural change in Western civilization. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Volumes 1 and 2 in One) By Elizabeth L. Eisenstein I've been putting off writing this review for a while because I knew it would take time to write. 20. Reviews the book 'The Printing Press As an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations … Issue. Document Type. Taught By. By Elizabeth Eisenstein. 4.7 (1,441 ratings) 5 stars. It examines the implications of the shift from script to print, and examines its part in the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the rise of modern science. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Book Review). Elizabeth Lewisohn Eisenstein was an American historian of the French Revolution and early 19th century France. Related Articles. * Book: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Volumes 1 and 2 in One). Title: Review of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe by Elizabeth Eisenstein : Created Date: 12/20/2016 8:34:29 PM Originally published in two volumes in 1980, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change is now issued in a paperback edition containing both volumes. Author(s) Carolyn Marvin, University of Pennsylvania Follow. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change, first published in 1980, is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. 1.1 Part 1; 1.2 Part 2; 1.3 Conclusion; 2 Review 2; Review 1. Start Page. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1979. 793. Review. In the previous section we discussed the printing revolution. 4.23%. $54.95, paper, ISBN 978-0-521-29955-8. Towards a Modern Communication Science 7:03. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change 3:09. Review of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe by Elizabeth Eisenstein.