- Paperback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; First Printing edition (December 28, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0415226589
- ISBN-13: 978-0415226585
- Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.7 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,764,367 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Book History Reader First Printing Edition
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""The Book History Reader can fairly claim to be the first comprehensive volume to bring such a variety of texts together. It has been thoughtfully selected and skillfully edited. It will surely appear on all student reading lists for courses related to the history of the book-a subject that has now fulfilled Darnton's prediction that it would establish itself 'alongside the history of science and the history of art in the canon of scholarly discipline'."-Paul Richardson, "The Times Higher Education Supplement ..."Superb...For those economically, intellectually, and emotionally married to print culture, the prospect of a new bride leaves us cold and nervous. No one knows what will come, but in "The Book History Reader... we can glimpse a world shaped by the digitalized word."-Jeremy Smith, "The Bay Guardian
About the Author
David Finkelstein is Head of Media and Communication at Queen Margaret University. Alistair McCleery is Professor of Media and Communication at Napier University.