A History of British Publishing. Second Edition.

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Revised, restructured, and thoroughly updated classic text covers 6 centuries of pubilshing in Britain, from before the printing press to the era of electronic data. Over 500 years ago, book production was revolutionized, a new major industry was born, and books grew quickly to be come a key symbol of Western culture. Today, publishing is going through another revolution. Feather looks at this history and also at the areas affecting and affected by it, including education, politics, technology, law, religion, custom, and class. With today's trends of consolidation of publishing, books marketed across the world, and ebooks, Feather ends with a question for this new age - how British is British publishing? Routledge. 2006. Paper. USED. $15.00
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