Reading History in Early Modern England

Reading History in Early Modern England

by D. R. Woolf
     
 

A study of writing, publishing and marketing history books in the early modern period.See more details below

Overview

A study of writing, publishing and marketing history books in the early modern period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521023344
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The death of the chronicle; 2. The contexts and purposes of history reading; 3. The ownership of historical works; 4. Borrowing and lending; 5. Clio bound and unbound; 6. Marketing history; Conclusion; Appendix A: A bookseller's inventory, c. 1730; Appendix B: History by auction: auction sale catalogues 1686–1700.

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