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Description de l’éditeur

This second edition of An Introduction to Book History provides a comprehensive critical introduction to the development of the book and print culture. Each fully revised and updated chapter contains new material and covers recent developments in the field, including:

The Postcolonial Book
Censorship by states and religions
Social History, and the recognition of underrepresentation of its value to book history studies
Contemporary publishing



Each section begins with a summary of the chapter’s aims and contents, followed by a detailed discussion of the relevant issues, concluding with a summary of the chapter and points to ponder. Sections include:


the history of the book
orality to Literacy
literacy to printing
authors, authorship and authority
printers, booksellers, publishers, agents
readers and reading
the future of the book.



An Introduction to Book History is an ideal introduction to this exciting field of study, and is designed as a companion text to The Book History Reader.

GENRE
Essais et sciences humaines
SORTIE
2012
27 novembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
168
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Taylor and Francis
TAILLE
1.2
Mo

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