Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Cheap Bibles by Leslie Howsam

The cheap Bibles of nineteenth-century Britain were not only read in millions of homes, embodying the Protestant principle of access to the Scriptures, but were also potent symbols of national virtue. In an age of social ferment cheap Bibles--most published by the British and Foreign Bible Society--represented both the promise of mass literacy and the benefits of industrialization. This book, based on correspondence and other archival records, tells the story of the BFBS from two perspectives: its place in the history of publishing and printing and in contemporary society.

Buy Cheap Bibles by Leslie Howsam from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521522120
ISBN-10: 0521522129
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Cheap Bibles by Leslie Howsam

Book Reviews - Cheap Bibles by Leslie Howsam

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cheap Bibles book by Leslie Howsam and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Leslie Howsam

Cambridge Companion to the History of the Book by Leslie Howsam
Paperback, December 2014
$46.76
Books Between Europe and the Americas by Leslie Howsam
Hardback, May 2011
$182.62
Kegan Paul: A Victorian Imprint by Leslie Howsam
Hardback, January 1999
$198.90