What were Penny Chapbooks?
Assertion: Children became an important category of readers.
Reason: Primary education became compulsory from the late nineteenth century.
Why was James Augustus Hickey persecuted by Governor-General Warren Hastings?
Who introduced the printing press in India?
Assertion: There was an intense controversy between social and religious reformers and the Hindu orthodoxy over matters like widow immolation, monotheism, Brahmanical priesthood and idolatry.
Reason: The Deoband Seminary founded in 1867, published thousands upon thousands of fatwas telling Muslim readers how to conduct themselves in everyday lives and explaining the meaning of Islamic doctrines.
By whom was ‘Sambad Kaumudi’ published in 1821?
Which book of Jyotiba Phule was based on the caste system?
Assertion: Everyone welcomed the printed books.
Reason: Print created the possibility of the wide circulation of ideas, and introduced a new world of debate and discussion
In ancient India which of the following material was used for writing manuscripts?
Which scholar expressed a deep anxiety about printing?
Who among the following brought hand-printing technology into Japan around 768-770 AD?
Name the groups of countries in which print technology was introduced for the first time.
Who was James Lackington?
Who introduced hand-printing technology into Japan around 768-770 AD?
Who wrote My Childhood and My University?