The Book: A Global History download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael F. Suarez

The Book: A Global History download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael F. Suarez year 2014
  • Book name: The Book: A Global History
  • Author: Michael F. Suarez
  • Release date: 2014/7/6
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780199679416
  • Rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Votes: 80
  • Review by: Merrick Meehan
  • Review rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/21
  • Total pages: 768
  • Includes a PDF summary of 80 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A concise edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Book, this book features the 51 articles from the Companion plus 3 brand new chapters in one affordable volume. The 54 chapters introduce readers to the fascinating world of book history. Including 21 thematic studies on topics such as writing systems, the ancient and the medieval book, and the economics of print, as well as 33 regional and national histories of 'the book', offering atruly global survey of the book around the world, the Oxford History of the Book is the most comprehensive work of its kind. The three new articles, specially commissioned for this spin-off, cover censorship, copyright and intellectual property, and book history in the Caribbean and Bermuda.All essays are illustrated throughout with reproductions, diagrams, and examples of various typographical features. Beautifully produced and hugely informative, this is a must-have for anyone with an interest in book history and the written word.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 47H21M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: General & World History, Literary Studies: General, Social & Cultural History, Encyclopaedias & Reference Works, Library & Information Sciences, Publishing Industry, Material Culture, Antiques & Collectables: Books, Manuscripts, Ephemera & Printed Matter
  • Available formats: DOC, RB, DjVu, PDF, EPUB, WORD, PDB, TXT. Compressed in XZ, CPIO, ZIP, TAR.BZ2, RAR, EML
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 46.09 USD
  • Dimensions: 167x241x37mm
  • Weight: 1,415g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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