Download e-book for iPad: Introduction to Book History by David Finkelstein,Alistair McCleery

By David Finkelstein,Alistair McCleery

This moment version of An advent to publication History offers a accomplished severe advent to the advance of the e-book and print tradition. every one totally revised and up-to-date bankruptcy comprises new fabric and covers fresh advancements within the box, including:

  • The Postcolonial Book

  • Censorship by way of states and religions

  • Social heritage, and the popularity of underrepresentation of its worth to e-book historical past studies

  • Contemporary publishing

Each part starts with a precis of the chapter’s goals and contents, through a close dialogue of the proper matters, concluding with a precis of the bankruptcy and issues to consider. Sections include:

  • the background of the book

  • orality to Literacy

  • literacy to printing

  • authors, authorship and authority

  • printers, booksellers, publishers, agents

  • readers and reading

  • the way forward for the publication.

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