The Order of Books: Readers, Authors, and Libraries in Europe between the Fourteenth and Eighteenth Centuries

The Order of Books: Readers, Authors, and Libraries in Europe between the Fourteenth and Eighteenth Centuries

by Roger Chartier
     
 


Three major essays by the leading French historian of print culture examine the methods used in early modern Europe to bring some degree of control over the rapid proliferation of texts—as the hand-copied book was gradually replaced by books composed in movable type and printed on presses.See more details below

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Three major essays by the leading French historian of print culture examine the methods used in early modern Europe to bring some degree of control over the rapid proliferation of texts—as the hand-copied book was gradually replaced by books composed in movable type and printed on presses.

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ISBN-13:
9780804722674
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Edition description:
1
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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