Book , Print in English

The book : a global history

edited by Michael F. Suarez, S.J. and H.R. Woudhuysen.
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • First edition.
  • xx, 748 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • "This volume seeks to delineate the history of the production, dissemination, and reception of texts from the earliest pictograms of the mid-4th millennium to recent developments in electronic books."--Page xi.
Contents
  • Thematic Studies
  • 1. Writing Systems / Andrew Robinson
  • 2. Sacred Book / Carl Olson
  • 3. Ancient Book / Craig Kallendorf
  • 4. History of the Book in Byzantium / N. G. Wilson
  • 5. European Medieval Book / Christopher De Hamel
  • 6. European Printing Revolution / Cristina Dondi
  • 7. Book as Symbol / Brian Cummings
  • 8. Transmission of Jewish Knowledge through MSS and Printed Books / Emile G. L. Schrijver
  • 9. Missionary Printing / J. Ucerler
  • 10. Paper / Daven Christopher Chamberlain
  • 11. Technologies of Print / James Mosley
  • 12. Economics of Print / Alexis Weedon
  • 13. Censorship / Elisabeth Ladenson
  • 14. Concepts of Intellectual Property and Copyright / Adam D. Moore
  • 15. Manuscript after the Coming of Print / Harold Love
  • 16. Printed Ephemera / Michael Harris
  • 17. Children's Books / Andrea Immel
  • 18. History of Illustration and its Technologies / Paul Goldman
  • 19. Bookbinding / David Pearson
  • 20. Theories of Text, Editorial Theory, and Textual Criticism / Marcus Walsh
  • 21. Electronic Book / Ronald G. Musto
  • Regional and National Histories of the Book
  • 22a. Britain, c.1475--1800 / Andrew Murphy
  • 22b. Britain, 1801--1914 / Leslie Howsam
  • 22c. Britain from 1914 / Claire Squires
  • 23. Ireland / Clare Hutton
  • 24. France / Vincent Giroud
  • 25. Low Countries / Paul Hoftijzer
  • 26. Germany / John L. Flood
  • 27. Switzerland / Lukas Erne
  • 28. Nordic Countries / Karen Skovgaard-Petersen
  • 29. Iberian Peninsula / Maria Luisa Lopez-Vidriero
  • 30. Italy / Neil Harris
  • 31. Modern Greece, c.1453--2000 / Alexis Politis
  • 32. Austria / John L. Flood
  • 33. Hungary / Bridget Guzner
  • 34. Czech Republic and Slovakia / Devana Pavlik
  • 35. Poland / Janet Zmroczek
  • 36. Baltic States / Jurgen M. Warmbrunn
  • 37. Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus / Christine Thomas
  • 38. Balkans / Aleksandra B. Vranes
  • 39. Sub-Saharan Africa / Andrew Van Der Vlies
  • 40. Muslim World / Geoffrey Roper
  • 41. Indian Subcontinent / Abhijit Gupta
  • 42. China / J. S. Edgren
  • 43. Korea / Beth McKillop
  • 44. Japan / P. F. Kornicki
  • 45a. Southeast Asia (1): The Islands / Edwin Paul Wieringa
  • 45b. Southeast Asia (2): The Mainland / Jana Igunma
  • 46. Australia / Ian Morrison
  • 47. New Zealand / Shef Rogers
  • 48. Latin America (including Incas and Aztecs) / Eugenia Roldan Vera
  • 49. Canada / Patricia Lockhart Fleming
  • 50. America / Joan Shelley Rubin
  • 51. Caribbean and Bermuda / Jeremy B. Dibbell.
Other information
  • Includes articles previously published as part of The Oxford companion to the book, 2010, plus three new articles--Title page verso and dust jacket front flap.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780199679416 (hardcover)
  • 019967941X (hardcover)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2013498587
  • OCLC: 830367905
  • OCLC: 830367905