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For over one hundred and fifty years, since its founding in 1843, Macmillan has been at the heart of British publishing. This collection of essays, representing recent research in the archives at the British library, examines the firms' astute business strategy during the nineteenth century, its successful expansion into overseas markets in America and India, its complex and intriguing relations with authors such as Matthew Arnold, Thomas Hardy, Alfred Lord Tennyson, W.B.Yeats, and J.M.Keynes, with additional chapters on Macmillan Magazine and the work of a modern children's editor.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333735176
ISBN-10: 033373517X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elizabeth James

NICOLAS BARKER Editor of The Book Collector BILL BELL Co-Director, Centre for the History of the Book and Lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh MICHAEL BOTT Keeper of Archives and Manuscripts, University of Reading Library RIMI B. CHATTERJEE Assistant Professor in English Language and Literature, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur SIMON ELIOT Professor of Publishing and Printing History, University of Reading WARWICK GOULD Professor of English, University of London JOHN HANDFORD Retired; previously Archivist and Librarian for Macmillan MICHAEL MILLGATE University Professor of English Emeritus, University of Toronto DONALD E. MOGGRIDGE Professor of Economics, University of Toronto FRANCES SPALDING Art Historian, Critic and Biographer MICHAEL WACE Worked in publishing for over forty years, most of them with Macmillan, before retiring in 1994 GEORGE WORTH Professor Emeritus of English, University of Kansas

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