By Alexis Weedon

This assortment brings jointly released papers on key subject matters which ebook historians have pointed out as of specific value within the historical past of twentieth-century publishing. It reprints the superior comparative views and such a lot insightful and innovatively provided scholarship on publishing and publication background from such figures as Philip Altbach, Lewis Coser, James Curran, Elizabeth lengthy, Laura Miller, Angus Phillips, Janice Radway, Jonathan Rose, Shafquat Towheed, Catherine Turner, Jay Satterfield, Clare Squires, Eva Hemmungs Wirtén. it's prepared into six sections which research the internationalisation of publishing companies, altering notions of authorship, innovation within the layout and advertising and marketing of books, the explicit results of globalisation on artistic estate and the publication in a multimedia market. Twentieth-century e-book heritage draws an viewers past the normal disciplines of librarianship, bibliography, heritage and literary stories. it's going to attract publishing educators, editors, publishers, booksellers, in addition to lecturers with an curiosity in media and well known culture.

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