At the start revealed in volumes in 1980, The Printing Press as an Agent of Modification is now issued in a paperback version containing each volumes. The paintings is a whole-scale ancient remedy of the arrival of printing and its significance as an agent of Modification. Professor Eisenstein starts via analyzing the overall implications of the shift from script to print, and is going on to inspect its phase in 3 of the key actions of early brand new instances – the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the upward thrust of brand new technology.