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The World That Books Made

By Jeremy Lott
In the beginning were the words. It was only when we started writing them down that things really got interesting. From Hammurabi's code to the Hebrew scriptures to Plato's dialogues to a list of objections tacked to the door of an obscure German professor, the written word didn't just chronicle the churn of civilization. In large part, it invented the modern world by giving it shape and... (Read Full Article)
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