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Unformatted text preview: Questions: • Before 1450 how did most people get their information about the world? What did Burke mean when he said that the world which most people experienced was primarily "oral" and "local"? What was the range of their experience? Why? • If we were not literate as a people, how would it affect our perception of the world? What is the impact of literacy on the individual and on society? • How did printing affect science, politics, and business? • What were "indulgences" and what effect did paper have on the sale of them? • How did printing contribute to the rise of nationalism? 3/19/08 4:25 PM 3/19/08 4:25 PM...
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- Spring '08
- Martin Luther, Protestant Reformation, James Burke, indulgences interchangeable typeface, Printing Transforms Knowledge