Books use words, pictures, and other symbols to record various knowledge on certain materials, clearly express thoughts, and make works in volumes, which are important tools for spreading various knowledge and thoughts and accumulating human culture. With the development of history, it is constantly changing and changing in terms of writing methods, materials and binding forms, and forms.
From the production and development process of books, we understand that books have gradually developed into light, long-lasting materials that are easy to record and reproduce text and pictures. Through continuous improvement of technical methods, they are not limited by time and space to spread and save information. It has the functions of declaring, elaborating, storing and disseminating ideology and culture.
Books are one of the important signs of human progress and civilization. In the 20th century, books have become one of the main tools for spreading knowledge, science and technology and preserving culture. With the rapid development of science and technology and the means of disseminating knowledge and information, in addition to books, newspapers and periodicals, other tools have gradually emerged and developed. But the role of books cannot be replaced by other communication tools or means. In modern times, whether in China or other countries, books are still an important communication tool that is indispensable to promote social, political, economic, and cultural development.