A History of the Book in America: Volume III
Scott E. Casper, Jeffery D. Gr ...

A History of the Book in America: Volume III

The Industrial Book, 1840-1880 (A History of the Book in America)

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction / Scott E. Casper
Chapter 1. Manufacturing and Book Production / Michael Winship
Chapter 2. Labor and Labor Organization / Bruce Laurie
Chapter 3. Authors and Literary Authorship / Susan S. Williams
Chapter 4. The National Book Trade System
Part 1. Distribution and the Trade / Michael Winship
Part 2. Trade Communication / Jeffrey D. Groves
Part 3. Courtesy of the Trade / Jeffrey D. Groves
Part 4. The International Trade in Books / Michael Winship
Chapter 5. The Role of Government
Part 1. Copyright / Meredith L. McGill
Part 2. The Census, the Post Office, and Governmental Publishing / Scott E. Casper
Chapter 6. Alternative Publishing Systems
Part 1. Diversification in American Religious Publishing / Paul C. Gutjahr
Part 2. Other Variations on the Trade / Scott E. Casper
Chapter 7. Periodicals and Serial Publication
Introduction / Jeffrey D. Groves
Part 1. Newspapers and the Public Sphere / John Nerone
Part 2. The Business of American Magazines / Eric Lupfer
Part 3. The Cultural Work of National Magazines / Susan Belasco
Part 4. Religious Periodicals and Their Textual Communities / Candy Gunther Brown
Chapter 8. Ideologies and Practices of Reading / Barbara Sicherman
Chapter 9. Sites of Reading
Part 1. Libraries / Kenneth E. Carpenter
Part 2. Homes, Books, and Reading / Louise Stevenson
Part 3. City Streets and the Urban World of Print / David M. Henkin
Chapter 10. Cultures of Print
Part 1. Erudition and Learned Culture / David D. Hall
Part 2. African American Cultures of Print / Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Part 3. Literacies, Readers, and Cultures of Print in the South / Amy M. Thomas
Chapter 11. Alternative Communication Practices and the Industrial Book
Part 1. Speech, Print, and Reform on Nantucket / Lloyd Pratt
Part 2. Handwriting in an Age of Industrial Print / Tamara Plakins Thornton
Part 3. Amateur Authorship / Ann Fabian
Coda / Scott E. Casper

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Number of pages 560
Dimensions 9.2 x 6.4 x 1.7 inches
Weight 2 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library OL9892598M
ISBN 10 0807830852
ISBN 13 9780807830857
Library Thing 7890923
Goodreads 546432

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