viernes, 3 de septiembre de 2010

Cómo sobrevivió la imprenta a la quiebra de Guttenberg

What made print viable, Pettegree found, was not the earth-shaking impact of mighty tomes, but the rustle of countless little pages: almanacs, calendars, municipal announcements. Indulgence certificates, the documents showing that sinners had paid the Catholic church for reduced time in purgatory, were especially popular. These ephemeral jobs were what made printing a viable business through the long decades while book publishers — and the public — struggled to find what else this new technology might be good for.
Aunque no sé por qué, este artículo tiene que tener que ver con la entrada que escribí titulada Alemania y el Copyright

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