Book History Reader by D. Finkelstein

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Number of Pages576
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Open LibraryOL7492985M
ISBN 100415359473
ISBN 109780415359474

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This book covers so much information regarding the history of the book and it is easy reading. From changes through the ages of paper, printing, publishing, authors and the shape of the book itself it covers social aspects of how and why the changes occurred.

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Drawing on this impressive stable of experts from ancient, medieval, modern, contemporary, and military history, The History Reader offers articles, interviews, insights, and further reading for history buffs and book lovers everywhere.

I read this book cover to cover twice. Oddly, this book was assigned in two different courses in a graduate school. Once during a summer course. That course required this book and History of the Book and other external readings to be read in an 8-week course (painful summer).

It is dense with information and a scholarly work/5. The Broadview Book History Reader is the most complete and up-to-date introduction available to this area of study. The reader reprints 33 key essays in the field, grouped conceptually and provided with headnotes, explanatory footnotes, an introduction, a chronology, and a glossary of s: 2.

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examines different aspects of book history including: the development of the book, spoken words to written texts, the commodifcation of books, and the power and profile of readers. This pioneering book is a vital resource for all those involved in publishing studies, library studies, book history and also those studying English literature, cultural studies, sociology and history.

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Book History is devoted to every aspect of the history of the book, broadly defined as the history of the creation, dissemination, and reception of script and print.

It publishes research on the social, economic, and cultural history of authorship, editing, printing, the book arts, publishing, the book trade, periodicals, newspapers, ephemera, copyright, censorship, literary agents, libraries, literary criticism.

The history of the books became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a conduit of.

The earliest precursor of the book can be traced back to Ancient Egypt. During the Fifth Dynasty ( – BCE), Egyptians began employing the pith of papyrus, an aquatic flowering plant, as an early form of thick sheets woven from this organic material offered an ideal writing surface for special inks and pigments.

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The history of books has become so crowded with ancillary disciplines, that one can no longer see its general contours. How can the book historian neglect the history of libraries, publishing, of paper, type, and reading?.

The book was written injust after the peak of the ‘science wars’ in academia, when the prevalence of postmodern ideas in sociology and history led some to suggest that all knowledge was up for grabs.

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