Book History Reader by David Finkelstein
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Book History Reader
By David Finkelstein

The Book History Reader

2nd Revised edition

Edited by See other recent books by David Finkelstein See other recent books by Alistair McCleery
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $70.99
Your Price: $63.89 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.19 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Book History Reader by David Finkelstein

Book Description

Following on from the widely successful first volume, this second edition has been updated and expanded to create an essential collection of writings examining different aspects of the history of books and print culture. Arranged in thematic sections, bringing together a wide range of contributors, and featuring introductions to each section, this new edition: * contains more extracts covering issues of gender, material culture and bibliographical matters * has a brand new section on the future of the book in the electronic age * examines different aspects of book history including: the development of the book, spoken words to written texts, the commodifcation of books, and the power and profile of readers. This pioneering book is a vital resource for all those involved in publishing studies, library studies, book history and also those studying English literature, cultural studies, sociology and history.

Buy Book History Reader book by David Finkelstein from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780415359481
ISBN-10: 0415359481
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 32mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author David Finkelstein

Introduction to Book History by David Finkelstein Introduction to Book History, Hardback (October 2012)

Offers a critical perspective on different aspects of books & print culture, such as the development of the book, the move from spoken word to written texts, the commodification of the book industry, the power & profile of readers, & the future of the book in the electronic age.

Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland by David Finkelstein Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Hardback (November 2007)

The early part of the period covered by this volume marked the centrality of the book as a vehicle of communication. The later part of the period witnesses the book's decline as a mass medium, although it retains a high cultural value in contemporary society.

Papermaking on the Water of Leith by David Finkelstein Papermaking on the Water of Leith, Paperback (September 2006)

Examines the papermaking industry on the Water of Leith during the twentieth century, from before the second World War through to the closure of the last mill in 1989. This book focuses on what it was like to work in the mills, the technological change and innovations in papermaking, the range of paper and paper products produced, and more.

» View all books by David Finkelstein

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Book History Reader book by David Finkelstein and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - David Finkelstein

David Finkelstein is Research Professor of Media and Print Culture at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. He is author of The House of Blackwood: Author-Publisher Relations in the Victorian Era and co-author (with Alistair McCleery) of An Introduction to Book History. Alistair McCleery is Professor of Literature and Culture at Napier University, Edinburgh, and Director of the Scottish Centre for the Book. He is co-editor of The Bibliotheck.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by David Finkelstein close
Introduction to Book History by David Finkelstein
Introduction to Book History by David Finkelstein
Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland by David Finkelstein
Papermaking on the Water of Leith by David Finkelstein
Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities by David Finkelstein
»
Recent books by Alistair McCleery close
Introduction to Book History by Alistair McCleery
Introduction to Book History by Alistair McCleery
Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland by Alistair McCleery
Book History Reader by Alistair McCleery
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close