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.

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History of Paper

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 2014

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  • Feb 22, 2014 | 6:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 10:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2014 | 10:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2014 | 6:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
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