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Symposium: What was the history of the book? Introduction

Bell, Bill 2007. Symposium: What was the history of the book? Introduction. Modern Intellectual History 4 (3) , pp. 491-494. 10.1017/S1479244307001369

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Abstract

“‘Histoire du livre’”, remarked Robert Darnton in a much celebrated essay from 1982, “‘Geschichte des Buchwesens’…‘history of books’ or ‘of the book’ in English-speaking countries—its name varies from place to place, but everywhere it is being recognized as an important new discipline”. In the twenty-five years since Darnton's original observation book history has if anything continued to flourish. With a number of multi-volume national histories of the book now at various stages of completion, an international infrastructure of research centres, teaching programmes and publishers’ lists, quite clearly something has been happening.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1479-2443
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:43
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/83620

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