A History of Longmans and Their Books, 1724-1990: Longevity in Publishing

Front Cover
British Library, 2008 - Book industries and trade - 587 pages
"Social historian Briggs tells the story of Longmans' role in the book trade and its international, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural history. The UK's oldest commercial publisher, they have produced numerous books on law, medicine, religion, science, sport, reference, and education. Includes index, over 260 illustrations, and five appendices"--Provided by publisher.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


The Creation of a Business 17241797
The Dynamics of Growth

13 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

Asa Briggs, former provost of Worcester College, Oxford, is the author of many works on 19th-century British history.

Bibliographic information