The History of English Podcast

Episode 139: The Business of Printing

av The History of English Podcast | Publicerades 7/21/2020

William Caxton introduced the mass production of books to England in the 1470s. He was also the first person to print books in the English language via the printing press. Caxton’s publications reveal the priorities and concerns of a businessman, … Continue reading →

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