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The Resource The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, Volume 4, 1557-1695, edited by John Barnard, D. F. McKenzie, With Maureen Bell, (electronic resource)

The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, Volume 4, 1557-1695, edited by John Barnard, D. F. McKenzie, With Maureen Bell, (electronic resource)

Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, Volume 4, 1557-1695
Title
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain
Title number
Volume 4
Title part
1557-1695
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Barnard, D. F. McKenzie, With Maureen Bell
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Volume 4 of The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain covers the years between the incorporation of the Stationers' Company in 1557 and the lapsing of the Licensing Act in 1695. In a period marked by deep religious divisions, civil war and the uneasy settlement of the Restoration, printed texts - important as they were for disseminating religious and political ideas, both heterodox and state approved - interacted with oral and manuscript cultures. These years saw a growth in reading publics, from the developing mass market in almanacs, ABCs, chapbooks, ballads and news, to works of instruction and leisure. Atlases, maps and travel literature overlapped with the popular market but were also part of the project of empire. Alongside the creation of a literary canon and the establishment of literary publishing there was a tradition of dissenting publishing, while women's writing and reading became increasingly visible--
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UkCbUP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barnard, John
  • McKenzie, D. F.
Series statement
  • The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain
  • Cambridge Histories online
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Book industries and trade
Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, Volume 4, 1557-1695, edited by John Barnard, D. F. McKenzie, With Maureen Bell, (electronic resource)
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https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521661829
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
CR9781139053488
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (947 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780521661829
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828737625
Label
The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, Volume 4, 1557-1695, edited by John Barnard, D. F. McKenzie, With Maureen Bell, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521661829
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
CR9781139053488
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (947 pages)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780521661829
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)828737625

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