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The Cambridge history of the book in Britain

Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain
Title
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The history of the book offers a distinctive form of access to the ways in which human beings have sought to give meaning to their own and others' lives. Our knowledge of the past derives mainly from texts. Landscape, architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts have their stories to tell and may themselves be construed as texts; but oral tradition, manuscripts, printed books, and those other forms of inscription and incision such as maps, music and graphic images have a power to report even more directly on human experience and the events and thoughts which shaped it. The seven volumes of the History of the Book in Britain will help explain how these texts were created, why they took the forms they did, their relations with other media, and what influence they had on the minds and actions of those who heard, read or viewed them. Its range, too - in time, place and the great diversity of the conditions of text production, including reception - challenges any attempt to define its limits and give an account adequate to its complexity. It addresses, whether by period, country, genre or technology, widely disparate fields of enquiry, each of which demands and attracts its own forms of scholarship. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain seeks to represent much of that variety. The volumes investigate the creation, material production, dissemination and reception of texts, effectively plotting the intellectual history of Britain."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
002/.0941
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z8.G7
LC item number
C36 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-
  • 1960-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gameson, Richard
  • Morgan, Nigel J.
  • Thomson, Rodney M.
  • Hellinga, Lotte
  • Trapp, J. B.
  • Barnard, John
  • McKitterick, David
  • Bell, Maureen
  • Suarez, Michael F.
  • Turner, Michael L.
  • Nash, Andrew
  • Squires, Claire
  • Willison, I. R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books
  • Books
  • Books
  • Books
  • Great Britain
  • Großbritannien
  • England
  • Schottland
  • Boekwezen
  • Boekdrukkunst
  • Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland
  • Livres
  • Livres
  • Bibliothèques
  • Buch
Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Volumes published out of numerical order. Volume 3 was the first to be published, in 1999, followed by volume 4 (2002), volume 2 (2008), volumes 5-6 (2009), and volume 1 (2012). Volume 7 was published in 2019
  • First paperback editions of volumes 2, 3, 5 and 6 published in 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
volume. 1. 400-1100 / edited by Richard Gameson -- volume 2. 1100-1400 / edited by Nigel J. Morgan and Rodney M. Thomson -- volume 3. 1400-1557 / edited by Lotte Hellinga and J.B. Trapp -- volume 4. 1557-1695 / edited by John Barnard and D.F. McKenzie, with the assistance of Maureen Bell -- volume 5. 1695-1830 / edited by Michael F. Suarez and Michael L. Turner -- volume 6. 1830-1914 / edited by David McKitterick -- volume 7. The twentieth century and beyond / edited by Andrew Nash, Claire Squires, I.R. Willison
Control code
38856036
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
7 volumes
Isbn
9780521866248
Lccn
98004398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38856036
Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain
Publication
Note
  • Volumes published out of numerical order. Volume 3 was the first to be published, in 1999, followed by volume 4 (2002), volume 2 (2008), volumes 5-6 (2009), and volume 1 (2012). Volume 7 was published in 2019
  • First paperback editions of volumes 2, 3, 5 and 6 published in 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
volume. 1. 400-1100 / edited by Richard Gameson -- volume 2. 1100-1400 / edited by Nigel J. Morgan and Rodney M. Thomson -- volume 3. 1400-1557 / edited by Lotte Hellinga and J.B. Trapp -- volume 4. 1557-1695 / edited by John Barnard and D.F. McKenzie, with the assistance of Maureen Bell -- volume 5. 1695-1830 / edited by Michael F. Suarez and Michael L. Turner -- volume 6. 1830-1914 / edited by David McKitterick -- volume 7. The twentieth century and beyond / edited by Andrew Nash, Claire Squires, I.R. Willison
Control code
38856036
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
7 volumes
Isbn
9780521866248
Lccn
98004398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38856036

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