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Title Not dead things : the dissemination of popular print in England and Wales, Italy, and the Low Countries, 1500-1820 / edited by Roeland Harms, Joad Raymond, Jeroen Salman
Published Leiden : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Library of the written word ; volume 30
The handpress world ; volume 22
Library of the written word ; 30
Library of the written word. Handpress world ; 22
Contents Introduction : the distribution and dissemination of popular print / Roeland Harms, Joad Raymond and Jeroen Salman -- Print peddling and urban culture in Renaissance Italy / Rosa Salzberg -- Pedlars in the Netherlands from 1600 to 1850 : nuisance or necessity? / Jeroen Salman -- 'Selling prints for the Remondini' : Italian pedlars travelling through Europe during the eighteenth century / Alberto Milano -- 'Wandering with pamphlets' : the infrastructure of news circulation in civil war England / Jason Peacey -- The cries of London from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century : a short history / Sean Shesgreen -- Peddling in texts and images : the Dutch visual perspective / Karen Bowen -- Costumes and customs in print : travel, ethnography, and the representation of street-sellers in early modern Italy / Melissa Calaresu -- The dissemination of Quaker pamphlets in the 1650s / Kate Peters -- International news and the seventeenth-century English newspaper / Joad Raymond -- Storehouses of news : the meaning of early modern news periodicals in Western Europe / Joop W. Koopmans -- 'All the world is led and rul'd by opinion' : the relationship between printed news and public opinion / Roeland Harms -- The development and distribution of the first educational print series in the Netherlands, 1800-1820 / Jo Thijssen
Summary This collection explores the surprising ways by which cheap print moved across Europe, focussing on Italy, the Netherlands and Britain. Looking at pedlars, commerce and communication, it presents a model of textual dissemination and the material and economic premises of European landscapes of print
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Book industries and trade -- Europe, Western -- History.
European newspapers -- History.
Popular literature -- Europe, Western -- History.
Printing -- Europe, Western -- History.
Publishers and publishing -- Europe, Western -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Harms, Roeland, 1979- author, editor
Raymond, Joad, author, editor
Salman, Jeroen, author, editor
ISBN 9004253068 (e-book)
9789004253063 (e-book)