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

Author: Adrian Johns
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
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Johns, Adrian.
Nature of the book.
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1998
(DLC) 97047252
(OCoLC)38048198
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Johns
ISBN: 9780226401232 0226401235 9780226401218 0226401219
OCLC Number: 436148381
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 753 pages) : illustrations
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.

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