[Marxism] Elizabeth Eisenstein, Trailblazing Historian of Movable Type, Dies at 92

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 10:38:21 MST 2016


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/24/books/elizabeth-eisenstein-historian-of-movable-type-dies-at-92.html?ref=todayspaper

I haven't read her pathbreaking book but it sounds like an important study
of the broader social (and hopefully economic) impact of print - and has
possible parallels with the transition to computers.

ps notice she did a biography of Philippe Buonarroti



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