The Book History Reader brings together a rich variety of writings examining different aspects of the history of books and print culture, much of which is otherwise inaccessible. It looks at the development of the book, the move from spoken word to written texts, the commodification of books and authors, the power and profile of readers, and the future of the book in the electronic age. The Reader is arranged in thematic sections and features a general introduction as well as an introduction to each section. This ...

The Book History Reader 2002, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415226578


The Book History Reader 2001, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415226585

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