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Volume I: Aart G. Broek; Volume II: Aart G. Broek, Sidney M. Joubert en Lucille Berry-Haseth (redactie)
Op de drie Nederlands-Caraïbische eilanden, Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao, wordt een eigen creoolse taal gesproken, het Papiamentu (of Papiamento). Sinds de jaren rond de afschaffing van de slavernij, in 1863, worden ook de eerste teksten in deze taal gepubliceerd. Daartoe behoren verhalen, romans, ...
Edited by Bruce Gordon & Matthew McLean
This volume collects significant new scholarship on the late mediaeval and early modern Bible, engaging with the work of theologians, the devotional needs of the laity and the shape their concerns gave to the most important book of the age.
Drawing on recent debates about the methods of book history, this book explores in detail the foundation and development of Chetham's Library, in Manchester, from its foundation in 1655 until the end of the seventeenth century.
Edited by Malcolm Walsby and Graeme Kemp
This edited collection presents new research on the development of printing and bookselling throughout Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, addressing themes such as the Reformation, the transmission of texts and the production and sale of printed books.
International publishing in the Netherlands experienced a remarkable revival after 1933, when the German Nazi government forced many prominent writers and researchers into exile. In a series of bio-bibliographical portraits of major participating Dutch publishers, this book documents the impact ...
Ian Maclean, All Souls College, University of Oxford
These essays on the learned book in Early Modern Europe investigate the transmission of knowledge and the operation of the book market from the point of view of its major participants: authors, editors, publishers, readers and bibliographers.
Edited by Graziano Krätli & Ghislaine Lydon
Concerned with the history of scholarly production, book markets and trans-Saharan exchanges in Muslim African (primarily western and northern Africa), as well as the creation of manuscript libraries, this book consists of a collection of twelve essays that examine these issues from an ...
Cornelis D. Andriesse
In this pioneering work, based upon interviews with many of the surviving protagonists, Cornelis ('Cees') Andriesse tells the story of the role that Dutch publishing houses played in the rise of English language commercial science publishing after the Second World War, that was preceded by the ...
Hendrik D.L. Vervliet
This collection of thirteen essays examines sixteenth-century type design in France. The papers focus on the great names of sixteenth-century typography, such as Simon de Colines, Robert Estienne, Claude Garamont, Robert Granjon and Pierre Haultin, and also include a number of minor masters of ...
Hilmar M. Pabel
Offering a detailed examination of various editorial interventions, this book demonstrates Erasmus of Rotterdam’s self-promotion, religious purpose, and novelty in editing St. Jerome’s letters, as well as his debt to previous and influence on subsequent editions of the Church Father.
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