The History of the Book in the West: 1800–1914: Volume IV by Stephen Colclough,Alexis Weedon

By Stephen Colclough,Alexis Weedon

This choice of released papers at the improvement of the publishing cycle from writer to reader contains paintings through a number of the best experts at the historical past of the publication within the 19th century, together with James Barnes, Simon Eliot, Kate Flint, Elizabeth McHenry, Robert Patten, David Vincent and Ronald Zboray. It comprises examples of alternative methods, reflecting the truth that students come from quite a few disciplinary traditions, resembling bibliography, typography, literary reports, library experiences and the heritage of technological know-how. The creation presents an summary of either the ancient context and up to date paintings at the topic. the quantity is split into 5 sections: nationwide Publishing constructions in the United States, France, and Russia; foreign exchange; Publishing Practices; Distribution; studying. the gathering contains paintings within the culture of French booklet background which has focussed at the structures and constructions of the publishing and Anglo-American ebook heritage characterized by way of unique analyses of the book of a particular name or the practices of a person reader.

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