Photo Gallery: The Power of the Book
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Photo Gallery: The Power of the Book

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No Copyright Law The Real Reason for Germany's Industrial Expansion?

Did Germany experience rapid industrial expansion in the 19th century due to an absence of copyright law? A German historian argues that the massive proliferation of books, and thus knowledge, laid the foundation for the country's industrial might.
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