An Introduction to Book History by David Finkelstein, Alistair McCleery

By David Finkelstein, Alistair McCleery

An creation to e-book History offers a entire severe advent to the advance of the e-book and print tradition.

David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery chart the circulate from spoken note to written texts, the arrival of print, the booklet as commodity, the facility and profile of readers, and the way forward for the booklet within the digital age.

Each part starts with a precis of the chapter’s goals and contents, by means of an in depth dialogue of the proper matters, concluding with a precis of the bankruptcy and proposals for additional analyzing.

Sections include:
<UL> * the background of the booklet
* orality to Literacy
* literacy to printing
* authors, authorship and authority
* printers, booksellers, publishers, brokers
* readers and interpreting
* the way forward for the ebook.
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An advent to ebook History is an incredible advent to this fascinating box of research, and is designed as a significant other textual content to The publication heritage Reader.

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