Library of the Written Word

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1874-4834
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Forgetting Machines. Knowledge Management Evolution in Early Modern Europe investigates the evolution of scholarly practices and the transformation of cognitive habits in the early modern age, focussing on the development of note-taking systems and data storage devices.
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53
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278462
Expected: 
October 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Edited by Teresa Bela, Clarinda Calma and Jolanta Rzegocka

Publishing Subversive Texts in Elizabeth England and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth provides original and thorough comparative analyses of the effects of national censorship in early modern England and Poland-Lithuania on the intellectual and information exchange in both countries.
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Volume: 
52
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004320789
Expected: 
July 2016
€120,00
$144.00

Edited by Matthew McLean and Sara Barker

International Exchange in the Early Modern Book World presents new research on the movement and exchange of books between countries, languages and confessions. It explores commercial networks and business strategies, and the translation and circulation of literature, music and drama.
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Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004316447
Publication date: 
June 2016
€140,00
$181.00

Theo Laurentius and Frans Laurentius

Italian Watermarks 1750-1860 offers x-rays and descriptions of ca. 300 Italian watermarks dating between 1750 and 1860.
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Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310612
E-ISBN: 
9789004310629
Expected: 
July 2016
€175,00
$210.00

Edited by Nicola Wilson

In this wide-ranging collection, the impact of distribution and the institutions and practices of reading are explored to open up new perspectives on the British book trade and the production, circulation and consumption of literature in the early twentieth century.
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Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315860
E-ISBN: 
9789004315884
Publication date: 
June 2016
€104,00
$135.00

Karen Baston

In Charles Areskine’s Library, Karen Baston uses a detailed study of an eighteenth-century Scottish advocate’s private book collection to explore key themes of the Scottish Enlightenment including secularisation, modernisation, internationalisation, and the development of legal literature in...
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315372
E-ISBN: 
9789004315389
Publication date: 
April 2016
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Joad Raymond & Noah Moxham

In News Networks 35 scholars from 10 countries give a new account of the history of European news, emphasising its transnational character and the international transmission of forms and modes of news as well as information.
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277175
E-ISBN: 
9789004277199
Expected: 
July 2016
€220,00
$285.00

Edited by Flavia Bruni and Andrew Pettegree

Questions of survival and loss bedevil the study of early printed books. Many early publications are not particularly rare, but many have disappeared altogether. Here leading specialists in the field explore different strategies for recovering this lost world of print.
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311817
E-ISBN: 
9789004311824
Publication date: 
April 2016
€184,00
$238.00

A. J. Ford

Marvel and Artefact examines the manuscripts of Wonders of the East (London, BL, Cotton Vitellius A. xv; London, BL, Cotton Tiberius B. v; and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 614); codex, text and image are studied together as a single artefact.     
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301382
E-ISBN: 
9789004301399
Publication date: 
December 2015
€109,00
$141.00

Hanna Chuchvaha

Art Periodical Culture in Late Imperial Russia (1898-1917). Print Modernism in Transition offers a detailed exploration of the major Modernist art periodicals in late imperial Russia, the World of Art (Mir Iskusstva, 1899-1904), The Golden Fleece (Zolotoe runo, 1906-1909) and Apollo (Apollon,...
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269262
E-ISBN: 
9789004301405
Publication date: 
November 2015
€126,00
$163.00

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Edited by Andrew Pettegree, University of St Andrews

The Handpress World explores the impact of the invention of printing by moveable type from the first experiments of the incunabula age through to the end of the eighteenth century.
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Edited by Michael B. Winship, The University of Texas at Austin

The Industrial World explores the ways that industrialization has shaped the production, distribution, and reception of books from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.
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Edited by Richard Gameson, Durham University

The Manuscript World investigates the forms, functions and impact of books in their cultural contexts, from Antiquity to the Renaissance.
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