Print Culture and the Modern World is among one of the most important chapters of world history. Especially for class 10 students after The Age of Industrialisation.
As time flew by, this world of print is often taken for granted and we forget that there was a time before print. In this history chapter, we shall look at the development of print from beginnings.
But, there aren’t many resources out there on the internet which includes all the important dates from the history chapter Print Culture and the Modern World (Class 10).
So, I’ve decided to collect all the important dates from the history chapter Print Culture and the Modern World and put them all in the table below.
All the Important Dates of History Chapter Print Culture and the Modern World
|From AD 594||Books in China were printed by rubbing papers.|
|17th Century||The uses of print diversified|
|AD 768-770||Buddhist missionaries from China first introduced hand-printing technology into Japan|
|AD 868||Oldest Japanese book ‘Diamond Sutra’ got printed|
|1295||Marco Polo, a great explorer returned to Italy from China|
|1430s||Johann Gutenberg developed the first known printing press|
|1448||Gutenberg perfected the system by Olive press|
|1450-1550||The printing press was established in most countries of Europe in a hundred years|
|1517||Religious reformer Martin Luther wrote Ninety Five Theses|
|From 1558||Began to maintain an Index of Prohibited books|
|19th century||Brought new readers among women, children & workers|
|Late 19th century||Primary education became compulsory|
|1857||A children’s press, devoted to literature for children alone, was established in France.|
|Late 18th century||Press came to be made out of metal|
|Mid-19th century||Richard M.Hoe of New York had perfected the power-driven cylindrical press|
|Late 19th Century||Offset press was developed|
|20th Century||Electrically operated press accelerated printing operations|
|1920s||Popular works were sold in cheap series, called the Shilling Series in England|
|Mid 16th Century||Printing press first came to Goa, India|
|By 1674||About 50 books had been printed in Konkani & in Kanara languages|
|1579||Catholic priests printed the first Tamil book at Cochin|
|1713||First Malayalam book was printed|
|1710||Dutch Protestant missionaries had printed 32 Tamil texts|
|1780||James Augustus Hickey started to edit the ‘Bengal Gazette’|
|1821||Rammohun Roy published the Sambad Kaumudi|
|1822||Two Persian newspapers, Jam-i-Jahan Nama and Shamsul Akhbar were published|
|1867||Deoband Seminary, established|
|1810||The first printed edition of the Ramcharitmanas of Tulsidas, a 16th-century text, emerged from Calcutta|
|From 1880s||Naval Kishore Press at Lucknow and the Shri Venkateshwar Press in Bombay published numerous religious text|
|1876||Rashsundari Debi wrote an autobiography ‘Amar Jiban’|
|1860s||Kailashbashini Debi wrote books highlighting the experience of women|
|1870s||Hindi printing began seriously|
|1880s||Tarabai Shinde and Pandita Ramabai wrote with passionate anger about the miserable lives of upper-caste Hindu women|
|Early 20th Century||Ram Chaddha published ‘Istri Dharm Vichar’|
|1871||Jyotiba Phule wrote ‘Gulamgiri’|
|1938||Kashibaba, a Kanpur mill-worker, wrote and published Chhote Aur Bade Ka Sawal|
|1857||Attitude to freedom of the press changed after the revolt|
|1878||Vernacular Press Act was passed, which was modelled on the Irish Press Laws|
|1907||Punjab revolutionaries were deported|
|1907||Balgangadhar Tilak wrote ‘Kesari’|
So, that’s all.
All the important events of chapter 7 Print Culture and the Modern World from the NCERT class 10 are listed above in the table format.
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