What was early paper in the west made of?


What was early paper in the west made of?

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Few inventions have changed human society to the extent of paper. Cheap, readily available, and easy to write on, paper is responsible for the explosion of literacy, in which virtually every person living in industrialized societies can read.

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Early paper in the west was made of two different materials. One, papyrus, gives the name for paper today, and was made of rushes that grow along...

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