Share
Explore BrainMass

The printing press and road to education

What role has the invention of the printing press had on the process of globalization?
How has printing the printing press impacted education? How was education different prior to the widespread availability of printed material?
How have advancements in printing technology changed the way humans conduct business, socialize with each other, and engage in political activities?

Solution Preview

1. The invention of the printing press was in many ways the catalyst for globalization. If you think about it step by step, the printing press led to the written word being spread at an astronomical rate compared to before its invention. Pinted material took shape in numerous ways such as newspapers, books, advertisements, printed records like shipping records. With information being more available, the world became linked together and seemingl closer that it had prior. Printed material meant that people could learn about other people. Messages from colonies, diplomatic messages and documents, and basically anything that you can think of was altered.

2. The printing press impacted ...

Solution Summary

This reference examines the role of the printing press in education and globalization. It also details the further breakthrough in communications it led to.

$2.19