Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 September 2018

208 Pages | 19 b/w halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198826026

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Roving Creative Printers of the Victorian World

David Finkelstein

  • Offers a unique, interdisciplinary study of the development of print networks across the Anglophone world in the Victorian period
  • Revises current views of print trade and book history, refocusing attention on transnational connections
  • Outlines how trade unions participated in a transnational typographical communication network, supporting mobility, mobilisation, migration and creativity amongst print workers
  • Draws on a vast range of sources from Australasia, North America, South Africa, the British Isles, and Ireland