Print Culture & Modern World (C10)

“The ‘Print Revolution’ had transformed the lives of people changing their relationship to information and knowledge.” Analyse the statement.

Answer

Transformation due to Print Revolution:

  1. It influenced people’s perception and opened up new ways of looking at things.

  2. A new reading public emerged.

  3. Increase in the reading public.

  4. Intermingling of hearing and reading public.

  5. Created the possibility of wide circulation of ideas.

  6. Introduced a new world of debate and discussion.

  7. Stimulated many distinctive individual interpretation of faith.