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Final volume of the seven-volume Cambridge History of the Book in Britain series, focusing on the twentieth century and beyond. The book is for students, scholars and a general audience interested in book history, publishing studies, and the cultural history of Britain in the twentieth century and beyond.
Just as today's embrace of the digital has sparked interest in the history of print culture, the rise of commercial print culture in eighteenth-century Britain inspired reflection at the time on the traditions that had seemingly preceded it. And so it was, as Paula McDowell shows in this book, that...
The history of Oxford University Press spans five centuries of printing and publishing. This fourth volume explores the Press's modern history as an unsubsidized business with significant educational and cultural responsibilities, and how it maintained these through economic turbulence, political upheaval, and rapid technological innovation.
What impact did the printing press - a new means of communicating the written word - have on early modern English lawyers? This book examines the way in which law printing developed in the period from 1475 up until 1642 and the start of the English Civil War. It offers...
Scribbles in the Margins: 50 Eternal Delights of Books SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDS!
By Daniel Gray
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDS! We lead increasingly time-poor lifestyles, bombarded 24/7 by petrifying news bulletins, internet trolls and endless noises. Where has the joy and relaxation gone from our daily lives? Scribbles in the Margins offers a glorious antidote to that relentless modern-day information churn....
Magazine Production presents a guide to the practical processes of taking a magazine from initial idea to final product. This second edition provides important revisions on these production processes by examining the technological and business advancements which have reshaped the magazine industry in the last decade. Brand new chapters document...