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By Michael F. Suarez S.J.,H. R. Woudhuysen,S.J. Michael F. Suarez

A concise version of the hugely acclaimed Oxford spouse to the ebook, this ebook positive aspects the fifty one articles from the spouse plus three fresh chapters in a single cheap quantity. The fifty four chapters introduce readers to the interesting global of e-book heritage. together with 21 thematic stories on subject matters corresponding to writing platforms, the traditional and the medieval booklet, and the economics of print, in addition to 33 local and nationwide histories of 'the book', supplying a
truly worldwide survey of the e-book around the globe, the Oxford historical past of the ebook is the main finished paintings of its sort. the 3 new articles, in particular commissioned for this spin-off, hide censorship, copyright and highbrow estate, and booklet background within the Caribbean and Bermuda.
All essays are illustrated all through with reproductions, diagrams, and examples of assorted typographical features.
Beautifully produced and highly informative, it is a must-have for an individual with an curiosity in publication historical past and the written word.

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