Books Without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National Dimension in Print Culture

Hardcover | July 31, 2008

byRobert Fraser, Mary Hammond

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Where does the book belong? Does it enshrine the soul of a nation, or is it a means by which nations talk to one another, sharing ideas, technologies, texts? This book, the first in a two-volume set of original essays, responds to these questions with archive-based case studies of print culture in a number of countries around the world.

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Where does the book belong? Does it enshrine the soul of a nation, or is it a means by which nations talk to one another, sharing ideas, technologies, texts? This book, the first in a two-volume set of original essays, responds to these questions with archive-based case studies of print culture in a number of countries around the world...

MARY HAMMOND is Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK. She is the author of Reading, Publishing and the Formation of Literary Taste in England, 1880-1914  and articles on writing, reading and publishing in the Victorian Edwardian periods. She is also co-editor of Publishing in the First World War: Essays in Book History. ROBE...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:July 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230210295

ISBN - 13:9780230210295

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Table of Contents

List of Figures * List of Tables * Acknowledgments * Notes on Contributors * Introduction--R.Fraser & M.Hammond * Books Without Borders: The Transnational Turn in Book History--S.Shep * Publishing Under the Yoke: A Short History of the Bulgarian Book from Paisy of Hilendar to Peyo Yavorov--M.Gibson * After the Old--yet as agreeable... to the Newest': British and American Almanacs in the Era of American Independence--L.Santoro * From Germany to Brazil: The History of the Fashion Magazine A Estação, an International Enterprise--A.C.Suriani da Silva * School Readers in the Empire and the Creation of Postcolonial Taste--R.Fraser * Origin and Growth of the White Fathers Press at Bukalasa, Uganda--I.Page * A New Demand for Old Texts: Philippine Metrical Romances in the Early Twentieth Century--P.M.B.Jurilla&--W.Greene * The Lure of Travel--L.Prescott * Africa Writes Back: Heinemann African Writers Series - A Publisher's Memoir--J.Currey * Outside the Nation(al): 'South African' Print and Book Cultures and Global 'Text-scapes'--A.van der Vlies * Shakespeare's Postcolonial Journey--R.Mooneeram * Select Bibliography * Index