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The Industrial Book, 1840-1880 9780807830857

The Industrial Book, 1840-1880

ISBN-10: 0807830852
ISBN-13: 9780807830857
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PUBLISHER: University of North Carolina Press
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Product Description: Volume 3 of A History of the Book in America narrates the emergence of a national book trade in the nineteenth century, as changes in manufacturing, distribution, and publishing conditioned, and were conditioned by, the evolving practices of authors and readers. Chapters trace the ascent of the "industrial book--a manufactured product arising from the gradual adoption of new printing, binding, and illustration technologies and encompassing the profusion of nineteenth-century printed materials--which relied on nationwide networks of financing, transportation, and communication. In tandem with increasing educational opportunities and rising literacy rates, the industrial book encouraged new sites of reading; gave voice to diverse communities of interest through periodicals, broadsides, pamphlets, and other printed forms; and played a vital role in the development of American culture.







Contributors:

Susan Belasco, University of Nebraska

Candy Gunther Brown, Indiana University

Kenneth E. Carpenter, Newton Center, Massachusetts

Scott E. Casper, University of Nevada, Reno

Jeannine Marie DeLombard, University of Toronto

Ann Fabian, Rutgers University

Jeffrey D. Groves, Harvey Mudd College

Paul C. Gutjahr, Indiana University

David D. Hall, Harvard Divinity School

David M. Henkin, University of California, Berkeley

Bruce Laurie, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Eric Lupfer, Humanities Texas

Meredith L. McGill, Rutgers University

John Nerone, University of Illinois

Stephen W. Nissenbaum, University of Massachusetts

Lloyd Pratt, Michigan State University

Barbara Sicherman, Trinity College

Louise Stevenson, Franklin & Marshall College

Amy M. Thomas, Montana State University

Tamara Plakins Thornton, State University of New York, Buffalo

Susan S. Williams, Ohio State University

Michael Winship, University of Texas at Austin

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PAGES: 560
CATEGORY: Language Arts & Disciplines, Literary Criticism
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