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The Cambridge history of the book in Britain. Vol. 4, 1557-1695

Author: John Barnard; D F McKenzie; Maureen Bell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The period covered in volume 4 of this history of the book in Britain was marked by a growth in reading and the development of a mass market in almanacs, ABCs, chapbooks, ballads and news. Atlases, maps and travel literature were part of the project of empire-building.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Barnard; D F McKenzie; Maureen Bell
ISBN: 9780511468452 0511468458
OCLC Number: 457145949
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009).
Description: xxvii, 855 pages : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Introduction / John Barnard --
Religion and Politics --
Religious publishing in England 1557-1640 / Patrick Collinson, Arnold Hunt and Alexandra Walsham --
Religious publishing in England 1640-1695 / Ian Green and Kate Peters --
Oral Traditions and Scribal Culture --
Oral and scribal texts in early modern England / Harold Love --
John Donne and the circulation of manuscripts / Peter Beal --
Music books / Mary Chan --
The Latin trade / Julian Roberts --
Patronage and the printing of learned works for the author / Graham Parry --
University printing at Oxford and Cambridge / David Mckitterick --
Editing the past: classical and historical scholarship / Nicolas Barker --
Maps and Atlases / Laurence Worms --
The literature of travel / Michael G. Brennan --
Science and the book / Adrian Johns --
Samuel Hartlib and the commonwealth of learning / M. Greengrass --
Ownership: private and public libraries / Elisabeth Leedham-Green and David McKitterick --
Monastic collections and their dispersal / James P. Carley --
Literary Canons --
Literature, the playhouse and the public / John Pitcher --
Milton / Joad Raymond --
The Restoration poetic and dramatic canon / Paul Hammond --
Non-conformist voices and books / Nigel Smith --
Women writing and women written / Maureen Bell --
Vernacular Traditions --
The Bible trade / B.J. McMullin --
English law books and legal publishing / J.H. Baker --
ABCs, almanacs, ballads, chapbooks, popular piety and textbooks / R.C. Simmons --
Books for daily life: household, husbandry, behaviour / Lynette Hunter --
The creation of the periodical press 1620-1695 / Carolyn Nelson and Matthew Seccombe --
The Business of Print and the Space of Reading --
Printing and publishing 1557-1700: constraints on the London book trades / D.F. Mckenzie --
The economic context / James Raven --
French paper in English books / John Bidwell --
The old English letter foundries / Nicolas Barker --
Bookbinding / Mirjam M. Foot --
Mise-en-page, illustration, expressive form / Maureen Bell --
Beyond London: Production, Distribution, Reception --
The English provinces / John Barnard and Maureen Bell --
Scotland / Jonquil Bevan --
The book in Ireland from the Tudor re-conquest to the battle of the Boyne / Robert Welch --
Wales / Philip Henry Jones --
British books abroad: the Continent / P.G. Hoftijzer --
British books abroad: the American colonies / Hugh Amory --
Disruption and Restructuring: the Late Seventeenth-Century Book Trade --
The stationers and the printing acts at the end of the seventeenth century / Michael Treadwell --
Statistical Appendices --
Statistical tables --
Survey of printing presses 1668 --
Apprentices bound in the Stationers' Company and what became of them 1557-1700.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: History of the book in Britain
Responsibility: edited by John Barnard and D.F. McKenzie, with the assistance of Maureen Bell.

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The period covered in volume 4 of this history of the book in Britain was marked by a growth in reading and the development of a mass market in almanacs, ABCs, chapbooks, ballads and news. Atlases, maps and travel literature were part of the project of empire-building.

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