Book Review

Jardine, Lisa. Worldly Goods: A New History of the Renaissance. New York: Norton, 1996.

Reviewed by Jeen Yu | March 26, 2000

Chapter two, “The Triumph of the Book,” provides useful historical information on early attempts at print censorship, emphasizing their religious and political motivations, and discusses the cultural effects and implications of these early attempts to control the dissemination of knowledge.

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