skip to content
The nature of the book : print and knowledge in the making Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The nature of the book : print and knowledge in the making

Author: Adrian Johns
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In The Nature of the Book, a tour de force of cultural history, Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many arenas--commercial, intellectual, political, and individual." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/uchi051/97047252.html.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Johns
ISBN: 0226401219 9780226401218 0226401227 9780226401225 9780226401232 0226401235
OCLC Number: 38048198
Awards: American Historical Association Leo Gershoy Award, 1999.
Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 1998.
Description: xxi, 753 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : the book of nature and the nature of the book --
Literatory life : the culture and credibility of the printed book in early modern London --
"The advancement of wholesome knowledge" : the politics of print and the practices of propriety --
John Streater and the Knights of the Galaxy : republicanism, natural knowledge, and the politics of printing --
Faust and the pirates : the cultural construction of the printing revolution --
The physiology of reading : print and the passions --
Piracy and usurpation : natural philosophy in the Restoration --
Histories of the heavens : John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Historia cœlestis Britannica --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Adrian Johns.
More information:

Abstract:

This text takes a detailed look at early modern England and the creative and commercial forces in which print culture was formed (commercial, intellectual, political and individual), including  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(35)

User lists with this item (8)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38048198> # The nature of the book : print and knowledge in the making
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "38048198" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/chicago_ill> ; # Chicago, Ill.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/books_europe_history> ; # Books--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/sciences_angleterre_histoire> ; # Sciences--Angleterre--Histoire
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_et_lecture_europe_sociologie_1500_1800> ; # Livres et lecture--Europe--Sociologie--1500-1800
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/science_england_history> ; # Science--England--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/books_england_history> ; # Books--England--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_grande_bretagne_histoire> ; # Édition scientifique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/europe> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/printing_social_aspects_europe_history> ; # Printing--Social aspects--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/natuurwetenschappen> ; # Natuurwetenschappen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_et_lecture_grande_bretagne_sociologie_1500_1800> ; # Livres et lecture--Grande-Bretagne--Sociologie--1500-1800
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> ; # Science
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1154863> ; # Transmission of texts
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/transmission_de_textes> ; # Transmission de textes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/angleterre> ; # Angleterre
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108763> ; # Science publishing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_angleterre_histoire> ; # Édition scientifique--Angleterre--Histoire
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076663> ; # Printing--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/686.2094/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/science_publishing_england_history> ; # Science publishing--England--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_europe_histoire> ; # Livres--Europe--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/science_publishing_europe_history> ; # Science publishing--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111291> ; # Science--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/975769> ; # Intellectual life
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836401> ; # Books
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/imprimerie_aspect_social_angleterre_histoire> ; # Imprimerie--Aspect social--Angleterre--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/science_europe_history> ; # Science--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/imprimerie_aspect_social_europe_histoire> ; # Imprimerie--Aspect social--Europe--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/boeken> ; # Boeken
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_europe_histoire> ; # Édition scientifique--Europe--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/grande_bretagne> ; # Grande-Bretagne
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/printing_social_aspects_england_history> ; # Printing--Social aspects--England--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/sciences_europe_histoire> ; # Sciences--Europe--Histoire
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_angleterre_histoire> ; # Livres--Angleterre--Histoire
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/Z124> ;
    schema:awards "American Historical Association Leo Gershoy Award, 1999." ;
    schema:awards "Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 1998." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/19838164> ; # Adrian Johns
    schema:datePublished "1998" ;
    schema:description "Introduction : the book of nature and the nature of the book -- Literatory life : the culture and credibility of the printed book in early modern London -- "The advancement of wholesome knowledge" : the politics of print and the practices of propriety -- John Streater and the Knights of the Galaxy : republicanism, natural knowledge, and the politics of printing -- Faust and the pirates : the cultural construction of the printing revolution -- The physiology of reading : print and the passions -- Piracy and usurpation : natural philosophy in the Restoration -- Histories of the heavens : John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Historia cœlestis Britannica -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:description ""In The Nature of the Book, a tour de force of cultural history, Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many arenas--commercial, intellectual, political, and individual." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/uchi051/97047252.html."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801325627> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The nature of the book : print and knowledge in the making"@en ;
    schema:productID "38048198" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38048198#PublicationEvent/chicago_ill_university_of_chicago_press_1998> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> ; # University of Chicago Press
    schema:url <http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.01007> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/uchi052/97047252.html> ;
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780226401232> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401232> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401225> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401218> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9906502> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/38048198> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> # University of Chicago Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Chicago Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/chicago_ill> # Chicago, Ill.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Chicago, Ill." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Place/grande_bretagne> # Grande-Bretagne
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Grande-Bretagne" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_angleterre_histoire> # Édition scientifique--Angleterre--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Édition scientifique--Angleterre--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_europe_histoire> # Édition scientifique--Europe--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Édition scientifique--Europe--Histoire"@en ;
    schema:name "Édition scientifique--Europe--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/edition_scientifique_grande_bretagne_histoire> # Édition scientifique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Édition scientifique--Grande-Bretagne--Histoire"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/imprimerie_aspect_social_angleterre_histoire> # Imprimerie--Aspect social--Angleterre--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imprimerie--Aspect social--Angleterre--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/imprimerie_aspect_social_europe_histoire> # Imprimerie--Aspect social--Europe--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imprimerie--Aspect social--Europe--Histoire"@en ;
    schema:name "Imprimerie--Aspect social--Europe--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_angleterre_histoire> # Livres--Angleterre--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Livres--Angleterre--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_et_lecture_europe_sociologie_1500_1800> # Livres et lecture--Europe--Sociologie--1500-1800
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Livres et lecture--Europe--Sociologie--1500-1800"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_et_lecture_grande_bretagne_sociologie_1500_1800> # Livres et lecture--Grande-Bretagne--Sociologie--1500-1800
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Livres et lecture--Grande-Bretagne--Sociologie--1500-1800"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/livres_europe_histoire> # Livres--Europe--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Livres--Europe--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/natuurwetenschappen> # Natuurwetenschappen
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Natuurwetenschappen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/printing_social_aspects_england_history> # Printing--Social aspects--England--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85106751> ;
    schema:name "Printing--Social aspects--England--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/printing_social_aspects_europe_history> # Printing--Social aspects--Europe--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85106751> ;
    schema:name "Printing--Social aspects--Europe--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/science_europe_history> # Science--Europe--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--Europe--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/sciences_angleterre_histoire> # Sciences--Angleterre--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences--Angleterre--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/sciences_europe_histoire> # Sciences--Europe--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences--Europe--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801325627#Topic/transmission_de_textes> # Transmission de textes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Transmission de textes"@en ;
    schema:name "Transmission de textes"@fr ;
    .

<http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.01007>
    rdfs:comment "Resource" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111291> # Science--Europe--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--Europe--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076663> # Printing--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Printing--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> # Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108763> # Science publishing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science publishing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1154863> # Transmission of texts
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Transmission of texts"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836401> # Books
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Books"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/975769> # Intellectual life
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Intellectual life"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19838164> # Adrian Johns
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Johns" ;
    schema:givenName "Adrian" ;
    schema:name "Adrian Johns" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401218>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0226401219" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226401218" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401225>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0226401227" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226401225" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226401232>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0226401235" ;
    schema:isbn "9780226401232" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.