The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume 5, 1695-1830: v. 5: 1695-1830 (BOK)

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This volume covers the history of printing and publishing from the lapse of government licensing of printed works in 1695 to the development of publishing as a specialist commercial undertaking and the industrialization of book production around 1830. During this period, literacy rose and the world of print became an integral part of everyday life, a phenomenon that had profound effects on politics and commerce, on literature and cultural identity, on education and the dissemination of practical knowledge. Written by a distinguished international team of experts, this study examines print culture from all angles: readers and authors, publishers and booksellers; books, newspapers and periodicals; social places and networks for reading; new genres (children's books, the novel); the growth of specialist markets; and British book exports, especially to the colonies. Interdisciplinary in its perspective, this book will be an important scholarly resource for many years to come.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2009 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521810173 Antall sider 1094
Dimensjoner 15,8cm x 23,5cm x 6,2cm Vekt 1700 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Michael L. Turner, S.J. Suarez
Emner og form Social & cultural history, Publishing industry & book trade