Chapers 2 and 4 Books, Magazines

Chapers 2 and 4 Books, Magazines - CHAPTER TWO & CHAPTER...

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CHAPTER T Books and Magazines Mark Andrew Olsen Mark is a screenwriter, author of four solo novels and four collaborative novels, including the bestselling biblical thriller Hadassah , adapted into the FoxFaith film One Night with the King. He co-wrote the MGM film Music Within , and the Bethany House novels Hadassah Covenant, Rescued, The Assignment, The Watchers, The Warriors, The Long Road Home and Ulterior Motives . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs_uZqV4mPM Are Books Becoming Extinct? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o A Vision of Students Today By Dr. Michael Wesch Communication=Civilization Earliest humans communicated only needed information As larger groups formed the need for more sophistication emerged When cities emerged languages followed. Ability to communicate widely … Ability to communicate abstract concepts … Tied to NEED to do those things and …
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Preserve those things. Access to knowledge is power. Writing needed for coordination Writing is power because it preserves knowledge. BUT controlling the access to knowledge is power. Limiting the number of people who can read is power. Teaching the religion through stone and glass. From Papyrus Scrolls to Books Early scrolls Transition occurs slowly as Arabian traders introduce paper to western Europe. Scrolls and books copied by hand. Books as works of art Hand-copied, lavishly illustrated Only the wealthy had them ( Renaissance creates explosion of knowledge. Monks can’t keep up with demand. The Name of the Rose Based on the book by Umberto Ecco Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
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Sean Connery, Christian Slater, F. Murray Abraham Books as works of art Printing Begins Early 300 B.C. Chinese use re-usable clay seals. Korea and Japan: re-use wood blocks at the time of christ. Islamic Renaissance 7 th - 9 th centuries. Stone masons to Western Europe Johannes Gutenberg Gutenberg’s Printing Press “Invention is the mother of necessities.” -- MMcL Saw the potential … created the app Did NOT invent moveable type printing press Metalworker Trial and error Created what he needed. Reduced price
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