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Print culture histories beyond the metropolis

Author: James J Connolly; Patrick Collier; Frank Felsenstein; Kenneth R Hall; Robert G Hall
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
Series: Studies in book and print culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bringing together leading scholars of literature, history, library studies, and communications, Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis rejects the idea that print culture necessarily spreads outwards from capitals and cosmopolitan cities and focuses attention to how the residents of smaller cities, provincial districts, rural settings, and colonial outposts have produced, disseminated, and read print  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Connolly; Patrick Collier; Frank Felsenstein; Kenneth R Hall; Robert G Hall
ISBN: 9781442650626 1442650621
OCLC Number: 953841525
Description: viii, 437 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis: An Introduction By Patrick Collier and James J. Connolly Part I: Circulation Non-Metropolitan Printing and Business in Britain and Ireland between the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries By James Raven "I have hitherto been entirely upon the borrowing hand": The Acquisition and Circulation of Books in Early Eighteenth-Century Dissenting Academies By Kyle Roberts The 18th- and Early 19th-Century Evolution of Indian Print Culture and Knowledge Networks in Calcutta and Madras By Kenneth R. Hall Beyond the Market and the City: The Informal Dissemination of Reading Material During the American Civil War By Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray Cosmopolitan Ideals, Local Loyalties, and Print Culture: The Career of George Chandler Bragdon In Upstate New York By Joan Shelley Rubin What Travels? The Movement of Movements; or, Ephemeral Bibelots from Paris to Lansing, with Love By Brad Evans Circum-Atlantic Print Circuits and Internationalism from the Peripheries in the Interwar Era By Lara Putnam Part II: Place At the Dawn of the Information Age: Reading and the Working Classes in Ashton-under-Lyne, 1830-1850 By Robert Hall Uneasy Occupancy: Sarah Grand, The Beth Book and a Colonial Reader By Lydia Wevers Alger, Fosdick, and Stratemeyer in the Heartland: Crossover Reading in Muncie, Indiana, 1891-1902 By Joel Shrock Romance in the Province: Reading German Novels in Middletown, USA By Lynne Tatlock Print Culture and Cosmopolitan Trends in 1890s Muncie, Indiana By Frank Felsenstein Zones of Connection: Common Reading in a Regional Australian Library By Julieanne Lamond Organized Print: Clara Steen and Institutional Sites of Reading and Writing in the American Midwest, 1895-1920 By Christine Pawley
Series Title: Studies in book and print culture
Responsibility: edited by James J. Connolly, Patrick Collier, Frank Felsenstein, Kenneth R. Hall, and Robert G. Hall.

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Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis focuses attention to how the residents of smaller cities, provincial districts, rural settings, and colonial outposts have produced, disseminated, and  Read more...

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'A discerning look into provincial reading experiences that will offer an extended view of the world for scholars of sociocultural and print history...Highly recommended.' -- R.L. Wadham Choice vol Read more...

 
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