Date of this Version. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xxi + 794 pp. 4.7 (1,441 ratings) 5 stars. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1979. The work is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. 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. xxi+450; 341. Schoeck, R.J. // English Language Notes;Sep82, Vol. 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. 793. By Elizabeth Eisenstein. Towards a Modern Communication Science 7:03. Publication Source. Contents. Pp. 3 stars. 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. 4.23%. In the previous section we discussed the printing revolution. 2 stars. Technology and Culture. Document Type. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Book Review). Volume. 20. 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. The Printing Press as an Agent of Change 3:09. Reviewed by Shannon E. Duffy Published on H-Ideas (June, 2000) [Note: This review is part of the H-Ideas Ret‐ 18.04%. Though certain features of 2 vols. Reviews. Review. 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. Elizabeth Lewisohn Eisenstein was an American historian of the French Revolution and early 19th century France. Review of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe by Elizabeth Eisenstein. $29.50 4. Clay Spinuzzi: "Eisenstein is specifically concerned with the printing revolution in early-modern Europe, beginning in the late 15th century. 1979. 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 1.1 Part 1; 1.2 Part 2; 1.3 Conclusion; 2 Review 2; Review 1. By Elizabeth L. Eisenstein. 20 Issue 1, p109 . 4 stars. Related Articles. $54.95, paper, ISBN 978-0-521-29955-8. Taught By. 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. 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. Author(s) Carolyn Marvin, University of Pennsylvania Follow. Start Page. * Book: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Volumes 1 and 2 in One). 76.26%. The work is a full-scale historical treatment of the advent of printing and its importance as an agent of change. 1 Review 1. Reviews the book 'The Printing Press As an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations … Issue. 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.