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The Cambridge history of the book in Britain.

Author: Richard GamesonNigel J MorganRodney M ThomsonLotte HellingaJ B TrappAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998-<2012>
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain presents an overview of the century-and-a-half between the death of Chaucer in 1400 and the incorporation of the Stationers' Company in 1557. The profound changes during that time in social, political and religious conditions are reflected in the dissemination and reception of the written word. The manuscript culture of Chaucer's day was replaced by an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gameson; Nigel J Morgan; Rodney M Thomson; Lotte Hellinga; J B Trapp; John Barnard; David McKitterick
ISBN: 9780521583459 0521583454 052178218X 9780521782180 0521573467 9780521573467 052166182X 9780521661829 9780521810173 0521810175 9780521866248 0521866243
OCLC Number: 38856036
Notes: Vol. 1 published in 2012.
Description: v. <1-6> : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 400-1100 / edited by Richard Gameson --
v. 2. 1100-1400 / edited by Nigel J. Morgan and Rodney M. Thomson --
v. 3. 1400-1557 / edited by Lotte Hellinga and J.B. Trapp --
v. 4. 1557-1695 / edited by John Barnard and D.F. McKenzie, with the assistance of Maureen Bell --
v. 5. 1695-1830 / edited by Michael F. Suarez and Michael L. Turner --
v. 6. 1830-1914 / edited by David McKitterick --
v. 7. The twentieth century / edited by Andrew Nash, Claire Squires and I.R. Willison.
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'This volume and its successors should have a place in any library concerned with British history, for it convincingly demonstrates the contribution of books at a critical time.' Peter Hoare, Library Read more...

 
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