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dc.contributor.authorFinkelstein, David
dc.contributor.authorMcCleery, Alistair
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-29T21:26:57Z
dc.date.available2018-06-29T21:26:57Z
dc.date.issued2005
dc.identifierER181
dc.identifier.citationFinkelstein, D. & McCleery, A. (2005) An Introduction to Book History, , , no. 160, , London
dc.identifier.isbn415314437
dc.identifier.urihttps://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/handle/20.500.12289/181
dc.descriptionContents Introduction 01-10 Chapter 1: Theorising the History of the Book 11-41 Chapter 2: Orality to Literacy 42-66 Chapter 3: The Coming of Print 67-102 Chapter 4: Authors, Authorship and Authority 103-134 Chapter 5: Printers, Booksellers, Publishers, Agents 135-158 Chapter 6: Readers and Reading 159-188 Chapter 7: The Future of the Book 189-212 Conclusion 213-218 Glossary 219-225 Bibliography 226-247
dc.descriptionLondon
dc.description.abstractAn Introduction to Book History provides a comprehensive critical introduction to the development of the book and print culture. David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery chart the move from the spoken word to written texts, the coming of print, the book as commodity, the power and profile of readers, and the future of the book in the electronic age. 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. Sections include: The History of the Book Orality to Literacy Literacy to Printing Authors, authorship and authority Printers, Booksellers, Publishers, and Agents Readers and reading The Future of the Book An Introduction to Book History will be an ideal guide to this exciting field of study, and is designed as a companion text to The Book History Reader.
dc.format.extent160
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.titleAn Introduction to Book History
dc.typebook
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dc.description.eprintid181
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qmu.authorMcCleery, Alistair
qmu.authorFinkelstein, David
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