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Title The machine that made us [electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2019.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 59 min.)) : sd., col.
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Credits Directed by Patrick Mcgrady.
Performer Stephen Fry, narrator.
Summary The printing press was the world's first piece of mass-production technology. Its invention changed the world as dramatically as splitting the atom or sending men into space. It ignited a cultural revolution that shaped the modern age. It changed the way our brains work, replacing a spoken culture with a written one. It is the machine that made us who we are today. Viewers will travel with Stephen Fry on a journey to explore the story of the machine and of the man who created it: Johann Gutenberg. The journey will be shaped by the search for answers to two central questions: how did Gutenberg do it, and why?
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468.
Printing presses -- History.
Printing -- History -- Origin and antecedents.
Communication -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author McGrady, Patrick, film director.
Fry, Stephen, 1957- narrator.
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Music No. MWT12630212

 
    
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