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

Author: Adrian Johns
Publisher: Chicago [u.a.] : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

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...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Johns
ISBN: 0226401219 9780226401218 0226401227 9780226401225
OCLC Number: 264985776
Awards: Winner of American Society for 18th-Century Studies Louis Gotschalk Prize 1999
Winner of Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing: Book History Prize 1998
Winner of American Historical Association Leo Gershoy Award 1999
Description: XXI, 753 S. : ill
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments A Note on Conventions 1: Introduction: The Book of Nature and the Nature of the Book 2: Literatory Life: The Culture and Credibility of the Printed Book in Early Modern London 3: "The Advancement of Wholesome Knowledge": The Politics of Print and the Practices of Propriety 4: John Streater and the Knights of the Galaxy: Republicanism, Natural Knowledge, and the Politics of Printing 5: Faust and the Pirates: The Cultural Construction of the Printing Revolution 6: The Physiology of Reading: Print and the Passions 7: Piracy and Usurpation: Natural Philosophy in the Restoration 8: Histories of the Heavens: John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Historia Coelestis Britannica 9: Conclusion Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Adrian Johns.


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