A history of British publishing

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Croom Helm, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 292 pages
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Contents

The Book Trade Before Printing
1
The Press in Chains 14761695
5
The Book Revolution
7
Books in the Marketplace
19
The Foundation of an Industry
29
A Taste of Freedom
43
The Licensed Press
50
Licence and Liberty 16951800
65
The Book Trade and the Industrial Revolution
129
The Organisation of the Trade in the Nineteenth Century
139
The Age of the Novel
150
The Diffusion of Knowledge
160
The Publishers and the Authors
169
The Trade in the Twentieth Century
181
The Customs of the Trade
183
Old Ways and New Directions
193

Response to Freedom
67
The Trade and the Law
84
The Expanding Trade
93
Periodicals and Part Books
106
Publishers and Booksellers
116
The First of the Mass Media 18001900
127
Allen Lanes Idea
206
The Trade in War and Peace
214
Notes J
225
Bibliography
263
Index
282
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