HIST 105 Lecture 2: Lecture 2- Paper-Image-Text

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10 Feb 2016
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What is so great about paper?
Mobility
Spurred to artistic renaissance
designs
Printing press is able to document things
mass production
Mathematical calculations - allowed them to change the system they went by when they did their calculations
Tool that changed the way people thought
Not easily erased
ink not erasable on paper
more permanent
Identification:
documentation
documented/undocumented
having a simple piece of paper makes a huge dierence in peoples lives: power
Diploma
Passports
Bank Notes: Power of money depends on the document its printed on
Dierence between typing and printing:
legibility
size
access is much broader
can be public or private (typing)
printing is more public
Xerox
PDF: Portable Document Format
Mexican Codex:
conquest
indigenous people
churches being built on top of their land
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