A History of British Publishing / Edition 1

A History of British Publishing / Edition 1

by John Feather, Feather John
     
 

Thoroughly revised, restructured and updated, A History of British Publishing covers six centuries of publishing in Britain from before the invention of the printing press, to the electronic era of today.

John Feather places Britain and her industries in an international marketplace and examines just how ‘British’, British publishing really is.

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Overview

Thoroughly revised, restructured and updated, A History of British Publishing covers six centuries of publishing in Britain from before the invention of the printing press, to the electronic era of today.

John Feather places Britain and her industries in an international marketplace and examines just how ‘British’, British publishing really is. Considering not only the publishing industry itself, but also the areas affecting, and affected by it, Feather traces the history of publishing books in Britain and examines:

  • education
  • politics
  • technology
  • law
  • religion
  • custom
  • class
  • finance, production and distribution
  • the onslaught of global corporations.

Specifically designed for publishing and book history courses, this is the only book to give an overall history of British publishing, and will be an invaluable resource for all students of this fascinating subject.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415026543
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresviii
List of tablesx
List of boxesxi
Illustration creditsxii
Notes on contributorsxiii
Prefacexv
Acknowledgementsxxii
List of terms and measurementsxxiv
Part 1The Rise of New Urban Approaches
01New urbanism(s) ascendant3
02Getting to (sub)urbanism29
03Theory in new urbanism45
Part 2New Urbanism(s) in Practice
04New urbanism is born: the American experience81
05Revamping urbanism: the European experience105
06Modernizing urbanism: new urban Asia131
07Colonial urbanism: Canada signs on151
Part 3The Prospects for New Urbanism(s)
08Reconciling new urbanism's theory and practice175
09The fate of new urbanism203
Notes231
Bibliography235
Index265

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