Book Commissioning and Acquisition by Gill DaviesBook Commissioning and Acquisition by Gill Davies

Book Commissioning and Acquisition

byGill DaviesEditorGill Davies

Paperback | August 13, 2004

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Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide.
In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other editorial challenges such as handling new lists following mergers and takeovers, and the demands of digital technology. New case-studies have been added which illustrate the commercial and practical problems that editors must address in today's complex and demanding marketplace.
This book remains the one text that editors must have by their side throughout their careers.
Gill Davies worked in publishing for 26 years and became one of the leading academic publishers in her field. She held three managing directorships in that time since beginning work in publishing as an editorial secretary, and worked in New York for two years. She was the first woman to be elected Chair of the Council of Academic Publi...
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Title:Book Commissioning and AcquisitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:August 13, 2004Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415317894

ISBN - 13:9780415317894

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