Authors and Owners
The Invention of Copyright
By (author) Mark Rose
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Authors and Owners by Mark Rose
Book DescriptionThe notion of the author as the creator and therefore the first owner of a work is deeply rooted both in our economic system and in our concept of the individual. But this concept of authorship is modern. Mark Rose traces its formation in 18th-century Britain - and in the process highlights still current issues of intellectual property. "Authors and Owners" is at once a look at an important episode in legal history and a contribution to literary and cultural history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674053090
(235mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Mark Rose
Mark Rose is Director of the University of California at Irvine Humanities Research Institute and Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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