Communities of print : books and their readers in early modern Europe

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Communities of print books and their readers in early modern Europe
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Oates, Rosamund (Editor); Purdy, Jessica G. (Editor)
Library of the written word ; volume 99
Leiden, Boston: Brill, [2022]
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Library of the written word ; volume 99
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Library of the written word / The handpress world ; volume 79
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Communities of print, Leiden : Brill, 2022, 1 Online-Ressource (XIII, 254 Seiten)
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Communities of print: books and their readers in early modern Europe
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Part 1. Networks of Books -- Selling Luther : Printing Counterfeits in Reformation Augsburg / Drew B. Thomas -- Market Realities : Christopher Plantin's International Networks in an Ever-Changing World / Julianne Simpson -- Far Off from the Well's Head : The Production and Circulation of Books in Early Modern Yorkshire / Rosamund Oates -- For the Edification of the Common People : Humphrey Chetham's Parish Libraries / Jessica G. Purdy -- Part 2. Reading Together -- Friars and Friends : Books as Private or Shared Belongings in Early Modern Religious Communities / Flavia Bruni -- Teachers of Christ's Church : Protestant Ministers as Readers of the Church Fathers in the Dutch Golden Age / Forrest C. Strickland -- Print, Friendship and Voluntary Devotional Communities in North West England, c. 1660-c. 1730 / Michael A.L. Smith -- Part 3. Different Readers -- Rural Readings of Sacred History : The Nuremberg Chronicle and Its Lancashire Readers / Nina Adamova -- Reading Medieval Wales : David Powel's History of Cambria (1584) and Its Readers / Kathryn Hurlock -- Poetic Failure, Communal Memory, and George Herbert's Outlandish Proverbs / Catherine Evans -- Micrography in Later Stuart Britain : Curious Spectacles and Political Emblems / Tim Somers.
"This book provides a new perspective on book history by exploring communities created by the production and consumption of printed material. Essays by leading scholars explore the connections between writers, printers, booksellers and readers and examine changes and continuities across the period 1500 to 1800. As well as investigating the networks behind the production and dissemination of printed material, this collection examines the ways in which readers consumed, used and shared their printed texts. By focusing on the materiality of early modern texts, contributors to this volume offer new interpretations of the history of reading, the book trade, and the book as an object in early modern Europe"--
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XIII, 254 Seiten; Illustrationen, Diagramme
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  • Buch- und Bibliothekswesen, Informationswissenschaft
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      • Buch und Leser
        • Lesegeschichte
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