Change of Paradigms and Mechanical (Re)discoveries: Manuscript and Print Cultures across Asia

Change of Paradigms and Mechanical (Re)discoveries. Manuscript Cultures and Print Cultures Across Asia


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This introduction summarizes the articles included in this section, at the same time presenting some fundamental aspects of the scholarly debate about the so-called ‘print revolution.’ The attempt is made to draw preliminary conclusions about the impact of printing technology in a wider context, taking into consideration the peculiarities of different Asian book cultures as compared to European book culture. The aim of this short contribution is to elicit a discussion between scholars rather than provide definitive answers.

Keywords

printing revolution; book history; manuscripts studies; Asian studies; cultural studies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13135/1825-263X/2260

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