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British Books In Print

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ISBN : UOM:39015067268303
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

The British Library Guide To Printing

Author : Michael Twyman
ISBN : 0802081797
Genre : Art
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An introduction to the history and techniques of printing that offers a thorough and accessible historical overview of techniques and processes, illustrated with examples, diagrams, and photographs of craftspeople at work.
Category: Art

British Settler Emigration In Print 1832 1877

Author : Jude Piesse
ISBN : 9780198752967
Genre : Emigration and immigration in literature
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British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832-1877 examines the literature of Victorian settler emigration. During the Victorian period, an unprecedented number of emigrants left Britain to settle in America, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It argues that popular Victorian periodicals played a key and overlooked role in imagining and moderating this dramatic historical experience. Part 1 focuses on settler emigration genres that featured withinmainstream, middle-class periodicals, including emigrant voyage texts, emigration themed Christmas stories, and serialized novels about settlement. These genres are domestic and reassuring, and thus of a differentcharacter from the adventure stories often associated with Victorian empire. The second part of the book examines a feminist and radical periodical emigration literature that often challenged dominant settler ideologies. British Settler Emigration in Print also presents fresh readings of canonical texts by authors including Charles Dickens and Anthony Trollope, which are situated alongside the emigration genres.
Category: Emigration and immigration in literature

A History Of British Publishing

Author : John Feather
ISBN : 9781134415410
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Thoroughly revised, restructured and updated, A History of British Publishing covers six centuries of publishing in Britain from before the invention of the printing press, to the electronic era of today. John Feather places Britain and her industries in an international marketplace and examines just how ‘British’, British publishing really is. Considering not only the publishing industry itself, but also the areas affecting, and affected by it, Feather traces the history of publishing books in Britain and examines: education politics technology law religion custom class finance, production and distribution the onslaught of global corporations. Specifically designed for publishing and book history courses, this is the only book to give an overall history of British publishing, and will be an invaluable resource for all students of this fascinating subject.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Reader In The History Of Books And Printing

Author : Paul A. Winckler
ISBN : 0313240388
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An introduction to the history of graphic communication through the ages which studies the role of books and printing in the recording, preserving, and dissemination of ideas and its impact on civilization. The readings and illustrations have been selected from the extensive literature on the book to include items of value and interest to the student, educator, librarian, historian, media specialist, bibliophile, bookman and bookwoman--all who are interested in the world of books and printing.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Printed Images In Early Modern Britain

Author : Michael Cyril William Hunter
ISBN : 0754666549
Genre : Art
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Printed images were widely disseminated in early-modern Britain, yet, by comparison with texts, they have been relatively neglected, even by historians to whom they ought to be of the greatest interest. This volume helps remedy this state of affairs. Complementing the online digital library of British printed images to 1700, it offers a series of essays which demonstrate the many and varied ways in which images can better integrated into the history of the period. Including contributions from many leading exponents of the cultural history of early-modern Britain, it repeatedly underlines how every facet of British culture in the period can be better understood with an appreciation of printed images.
Category: Art

Introduction To Reference Sources In The Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Author : Jeffrey T. Huber
ISBN : 9780838911846
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 36.24 MB
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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Textual Scholarship

Author : David Greetham
ISBN : 9781136755798
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling "Textual Scholarship" covers all aspects of textual theory and scholarly editing for students and scholars. As the definitive introduction to the skills of textual scholarship, the new edition addresses the revolutionary shift from print to digital textuality and subsequent dramatic changes in the emphasis and direction of textual enquiry.
Category: Literary Criticism