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Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

AKA Elizabeth Ann Lewisohn

Born: 11-Oct-1923
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 31-Jan-2016
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Printing Press as an Agent of Change

Father: Sam A. Lewisohn
Mother: Margaret Seligman
Sister: Virginia Kahn
Husband: Julian Calvert Eisenstein (physicist, m. 30-May-1948, until her death, three sons, one daughter)
Son: (d. infancy 1949)
Son: Edward Lewisohn Eisenstein
Son: John Calvert Eisenstein (d. 1974)
Daughter: Margaret Eisenstein DeLacy

    University: BA, Vassar College (1945)
    University: MA, Radcliffe College (1947)
    University: PhD, Radcliffe College (1953)

Author of books:
The First Professional Revolutionist: Filippo Michele Buonarroti (1761-1837): A Biographical Essay (1959, biography)
The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe (1980, media studies)
Grub Street Abroad: Aspects of the French Cosmopolitan Press from the Age of Louis XIV to the French Revolution (1992, history)
The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe (2005, media studies)
Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending (2011, media studies)



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