Books Without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National Dimension in Print Culture by Robert FraserBooks Without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National Dimension in Print Culture by Robert Fraser

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

byRobert Fraser, Mary Hammond

Hardcover | July 31, 2008

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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.
JAMES CURREY is Chairman of James Currey Publishers, Oxford, UK. ROBERT FRASER is Senior Research Fellow in Literature, Open University, UK. MATTHEW GIBSON is Lecturer in Literature, University of Surrey, UK. MARY HAMMOND is Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, University of Southampton, UK. PATRICIA MAY B. JUR...
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Title:Books Without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National Dimension in Print CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:210 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:July 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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 Greene, Waugh, and 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