The Resource A history of the book in America, Volume 1, The Colonial book in the Atlantic world, edited by Hugh Amory and David D. Hall, (electronic resource)

A history of the book in America, Volume 1, The Colonial book in the Atlantic world, edited by Hugh Amory and David D. Hall, (electronic resource)

Label
A history of the book in America, Volume 1, The Colonial book in the Atlantic world
Title
A history of the book in America
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
The Colonial book in the Atlantic world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Hugh Amory and David D. Hall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Volume 1, The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World carries the interrelated stories of publishing, writing, and reading from the beginning of the colonial period in America up to 1790. Three major themes run through the volume: the persisting connections between the book trade in the Old World and the New, evidenced in modes of intellectual and cultural exchange and the dominance of imported, chiefly English books; the gradual emergence of a competitive book trade in which newspapers were the largest form of production; and the institution of a ""culture of the Word,"" organized around a
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 381.450020973
  • 381/.45002/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z473
LC item number
.H57 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Amory, Hugh
  • Hall, David D
Series statement
A history of the book in America
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book industries and trade
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Books and reading
Label
A history of the book in America, Volume 1, The Colonial book in the Atlantic world, edited by Hugh Amory and David D. Hall, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Authors' and Editors' Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART 1. Some Contexts and Questions; PART 2. The Europeans' Encounter with Native Americans; CHAPTER 1 Reinventing the Colonial Book; CHAPTER 2 The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century; CHAPTER 3 Printing and Bookselling in New England, 1638-1713; CHAPTER 4 Readers and Writers in Early New England; CHAPTER 5 The Atlantic World; PART 1. The Atlantic Economy in the Eighteenth Century; PART 2. Printers' Supplies and Capitalization
  • PART 3. The Importation of Books in the Eighteenth CenturyCHAPTER 6 The Book Trade in the Middle Colonies, 1680-1720; CHAPTER 7 The Southern Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 8 The Middle Colonies, 1720-1790; PART 1. English Books and Printing in the Age of Franklin; PART 2. German and Dutch Books and Printing; CHAPTER 9 The New England Book Trade, 1713-1790; CHAPTER 10 Periodicals and Politics; PART 1. Early American Journalism: News and Opinion in the Popular Press; PART 2. The Shifting Freedoms of the Press in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 11 Practices of Reading
  • IntroductionPART 1. Literacy and Schoolbooks; PART 2. Customers and the Market for Books; PART 3. Libraries and Their Users; PART 4. Modalities of Reading; CHAPTER 12 Learned Culture in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 13 Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture; Afterword; A Select Bibliography; Appendix 1. A Note on Statistics; Appendix 2. A Note on Popular and Durable Authors and Titles; Appendix 3. A Note on Book Prices; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (665 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807868003
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000070946
  • (EBL)879984
  • (OCoLC)794715262
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC879984
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000070946
Label
A history of the book in America, Volume 1, The Colonial book in the Atlantic world, edited by Hugh Amory and David D. Hall, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Authors' and Editors' Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART 1. Some Contexts and Questions; PART 2. The Europeans' Encounter with Native Americans; CHAPTER 1 Reinventing the Colonial Book; CHAPTER 2 The Chesapeake in the Seventeenth Century; CHAPTER 3 Printing and Bookselling in New England, 1638-1713; CHAPTER 4 Readers and Writers in Early New England; CHAPTER 5 The Atlantic World; PART 1. The Atlantic Economy in the Eighteenth Century; PART 2. Printers' Supplies and Capitalization
  • PART 3. The Importation of Books in the Eighteenth CenturyCHAPTER 6 The Book Trade in the Middle Colonies, 1680-1720; CHAPTER 7 The Southern Book Trade in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 8 The Middle Colonies, 1720-1790; PART 1. English Books and Printing in the Age of Franklin; PART 2. German and Dutch Books and Printing; CHAPTER 9 The New England Book Trade, 1713-1790; CHAPTER 10 Periodicals and Politics; PART 1. Early American Journalism: News and Opinion in the Popular Press; PART 2. The Shifting Freedoms of the Press in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 11 Practices of Reading
  • IntroductionPART 1. Literacy and Schoolbooks; PART 2. Customers and the Market for Books; PART 3. Libraries and Their Users; PART 4. Modalities of Reading; CHAPTER 12 Learned Culture in the Eighteenth Century; CHAPTER 13 Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture; Afterword; A Select Bibliography; Appendix 1. A Note on Statistics; Appendix 2. A Note on Popular and Durable Authors and Titles; Appendix 3. A Note on Book Prices; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (665 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807868003
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000070946
  • (EBL)879984
  • (OCoLC)794715262
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC879984
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000070946

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