A History of Cambridge University Press, Volume 3: New Worlds for Learning, 1873-1972 / Edition 3

A History of Cambridge University Press, Volume 3: New Worlds for Learning, 1873-1972 / Edition 3

by David McKitterick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521308038

ISBN-13: 9780521308038

Pub. Date: 09/06/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume completes the history of Cambridge University Press from the sixteenth century to the late twentieth. It examines the ways by which the Press launched itself as a London publisher in the 1870s, building its educational and academic lists. It also explores changes in the printing industry, revealing how the Press assumed a leading role in the

Overview

This volume completes the history of Cambridge University Press from the sixteenth century to the late twentieth. It examines the ways by which the Press launched itself as a London publisher in the 1870s, building its educational and academic lists. It also explores changes in the printing industry, revealing how the Press assumed a leading role in the typographical renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s, and how it acquired an international reputation for quality after the Second World War. Also available: Volume 1: Printing and the Book Trade in Cambridge, 1534-1698 0-521-30801-1 Hardback $140.00 C Volume 2: Scholarship and Commerce, 1698-1872 0-521-30802-X $130.00C

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521308038
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/06/2004
Series:
A History of Cambridge University Press Series, #3
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. A century of change; 2. 1873; 3. Macmillan; 4. Growth in publishing, 1870–1900; 5. The late nineteenth-century Printing House; 6. Markets across the world; 7. 1900–1916: a difficult period; 8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica; 9. 1916–1923: fresh beginnings; 10. Bibles, 1916–1923; 11. Walter Lewis and the typographical renaissance; 12. The Roberts years; 13. America; 14. Kingsford and recovery; 15. The American branch; 16. Printing, 1946–1963; 17. A developing crisis; 18. On the brink.

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