The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World

The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World

Published by Univ of North Carolina Press .

About the Book

A History of the Book in America: Volume I

Table of Contents

Part 1. Some Contexts and Questions
Part 2. Europeans' Encounter with the Native Americans / David D. Hall
Ch. 1. Reinventing the Colonial Book / Hugh Amory
Ch. 2. Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century / David D. Hall
Ch. 3. Printing and Bookselling in New England, 1638-1713 / Hugh Amory
Ch. 4. Readers and Writers in Early New England / David D. Hall
Ch. 5. Atlantic World
Pt. 1. Atlantic Economy in the Eighteenth Century / David D. Hall
Pt. 2. Printers' Supplies and Capitalization / John Bidwell
Pt. 3. Importation of Books in the Eighteenth Century / James Raven
Ch. 6. Book Trade in the Middle Colonies, 1680-1720 / James N. Green
Ch. 7. Southern Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century / Calhoun Winton
Ch. 8. Middle Colonies, 1720-1790
Pt. 1. English Books and Printing in the Age of Franklin / James N. Green
Pt. 2. German and Dutch Books and Printing / A. Gregg Roeber
Ch. 9. New England Book Trade, 1713-1790 / Hugh Amory
Ch. 10. Periodicals and Politics
Pt. 1. Early American Journalism: News and Opinion in the Popular Press / Charles E. Clark
Pt. 2. Shifting Freedoms of the Press in the Eighteenth Century / Richard D. Brown
Ch. 11. Practices of Reading
Introduction / David D. Hall and Elizabeth Carroll Reilly
Pt. 1. Literacy and Schoolbooks / Ross W. Beales and E. Jennifer Monaghan
Pt. 2. Customers and the Market for Books / Elizabeth Carroll Reilly and David D. Hall
Pt. 3. Libraries and Their Users / Ross W. Beales and James N. Green
Pt. 4. Modalities of Reading / Elizabeth Carroll Reilly and David D. Hall
Ch. 12. Learned Culture in the Eighteenth Century / David D. Hall
Ch. 13. Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture / David S. Shields
Afterword / Hugh Amory and David D. Hall
Select Bibliography / Hugh Amory
App. 1. Note on Statistics / Hugh Amory
App. 2. Note on Popular and Durable Authors and Titles / David D. Hall and Russell L. Martin
App. 3. Note on Book Prices / Russell L. Martin

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25415240M
ISBN 10 0807868000
ISBN 13 9780807868003

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