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Title Books and society in history : papers of the Association of College and Research Libraries rare books and manuscripts preconference, 24-28 June, 1980, Boston, Massachusetts / edited by Kenneth E. Carpenter
Published New York : R.R. Bowker, 1983


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Description xxiii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents What is the history of books? / Robert Darnton -- From scriptoria to printing shops: evolution and revolution in the fifteenth-century book trade / Elizabeth L. Eisenstein -- Publishing conditions and strategies in ancient regime France / Henri-Jean Martin -- Printing the English statutes, 1484-1640: some historical implications / Katharine F. Pantzer -- The beginnings of English-language publishing in Germany in the eighteenth century / Bernhard Fabian -- Book production and censorship in France, 1700-1715 / Raymond Birn -- From censorship to copyright: aspects of the government's role in the English book rated, 1695-1775 / John P. Feather -- The publishing industry and printed output in nineteenth-century France / Frederic Barbier -- Depression and innovation in the British and American book trade, 1819-1939 / James J. Barnes -- Library history and the history of books: two fields of research for librarians / Paul Raabe
Analysis Book industries and trade History Congresses
Books History Congresses
Publishers and publishing History Congresses
Book industries & trades to 1939 Conference proceedings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Book industries and trade -- History -- Congresses.
Books -- History -- Congresses.
Publishers and publishing -- History -- Congresses.
Book Industry -- history.
Books -- history.
Publishing -- history.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Carpenter, Kenneth E., 1936-
Association of College and Research Libraries.
LC no. 82020565
ISBN 0835216756