By David Finkelstein,Alistair McCleery
This moment variation of An creation to publication History offers a accomplished serious creation to the improvement of the booklet and print tradition. every one totally revised and up-to-date bankruptcy includes new fabric and covers contemporary advancements within the box, including:
- The Postcolonial Book
- Censorship via states and religions
- Social historical past, and the popularity of underrepresentation of its price to ebook heritage studies
- Contemporary publishing
Each part starts with a precis of the chapter’s goals and contents, by way of an in depth dialogue of the correct concerns, concluding with a precis of the bankruptcy and issues to examine. 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 e-book.
An advent to e-book History is a perfect creation to this intriguing box of research, and is designed as a spouse textual content to The e-book historical past Reader.
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