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history of books as a field of study

G. Thomas Tanselle

history of books as a field of study

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by G. Thomas Tanselle

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Published by Hanes Foundation, Rare Book Collection/Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in [Chapel Hill] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books -- History.,
  • Printing -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementpresented by G. Thomas Tanselle.
    SeriesThe Second Hanes lecture, Hanes lecture ;, 2nd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ4 .T34 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3143458M
    LC Control Number82620956

    The Newberry’s collection on the history of printing and the book arts is one of the world’s leading collections in the field. Collection strengths include the design of letter forms, calligraphy, type and type-founding, technical innovations in printing, design usage and theory, bookselling, bookbinding, papermaking, the history of book collecting, and the history of libraries. The reluctance to consider printed objects as foundational also pervades the opening essay by Robert A. Gross, entitled "Texts for the Times: An Introduction to Book History," where in the first paragraph he identifies the field under investigation not as books themselves but rather as "the study of communication through writing and print" (p. 1).

    Through clear graphs and informal prose, readers will find hard data, practical advice, and answers to common questions about the study of history and the value it affords to individuals, their workplaces, and their communities in Careers for History can purchase this pamphlet online at Oxford University Press. For questions about the pamphlet, please contact Karen Lou (klou. The 10 best books about A.I. offers a detailed and rich history of the field of robotics and artificial intelligence. use to further one's knowledge in the field. This book includes a.

    The history of Israel falls into seven distinct periods: From the call of Abraham to the Exodus, Genesis Exodus ; (with Acts 7) The book of Job belongs to this period and shows the maturity and depth of philosophic and religious thought, and the extent of revelation of the age of the Patriarchs. From the Exodus to the death of Joshua. The History of the Book: New Questions? New Answers? David D. Hall The history of the book is a traditional field of study that has recently gained a new importance and undertaken new tasks. This essay reports on a conference on *' Needs and Opportunities in the History of the Book in American Culture" held in at the American Antiquarian.


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