The impact of Print Revolution
(i) The shift from hand printing to mechanical printing is known as the print revolution.
(ii) It led to the growth and development in technique and production of books.
(iii) It transformed the lives of people by opening the door of knowledge to a vast literate population. It also changed people’s relationship to information and knowledge and with institution and authorities.
(iv) It influenced people’s conception and opened new ways of looking at things.
(v) It encouraged debates and discussions on written texts and encouraged freedom of opinion on important issues. Generated a new reading habit and book culture.