History of Paper
Journalist Nicholas Basbanes talked about his book, On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History. In his book he discusses the… read more
Journalist Nicholas Basbanes talked about his book, On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History. In his book he discusses the origin of paper in China, and explores how papermaking has evolved and been used to record history, make laws, and create currency. Nicholas Basbanes is the author of eight books about books and book culture.
This event was held at the National Archives in Washington, DC. close
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