ISBN-10:
0801893119
ISBN-13:
9780801893117
Pub. Date:
11/16/2009
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
The Book: The Life Story of a Technology

The Book: The Life Story of a Technology

by Nicole Howard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801893117
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/16/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 595,925
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nicole Howard is an associate professor of history at California State University, East Bay.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Timeline
1. Ancestors: Books before Print
2. Infancy: The Earliest Printed Books, 1450–1500
3. Youth: Books in the Sixteenth Century
4. Adulthood: Early-Modern Books, 1600–1800
5. Maturity: Books in the Age of Automation, 1800–1900
6. The Future of Books: Twentieth Century and Beyond
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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