Metal Movable Type: The Jikji and the Gutenberg Bible

Metal Movable Type: The Jikji and the Gutenberg Bible

The main topic of this lesson is the place of Korea in the global history of printing technology. Students examine both video and written sources to determine the comparative importance of Korean and European moveable metal type printing.

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