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Published: 01 February 2014

672 Pages | Over 60 illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199679416

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The Book

A Global History

Edited by Michael F. Suarez, S.J. and H. R. Woudhuysen

  • Concise edition of the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Book, comprising 54 articles in one affordable volume
  • Three new essays specifically written for this concise edition, covering censorship, copyright and intellectual property, and the history of the book in the Caribbean and Bermuda
  • Covers all aspects of book history from ancient times to the present day, including bibliography, the history of printing, textual criticism, libraries, and the electronic book
  • Global coverage features the Muslim world, Asia, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Europe and North America
  • Richly and imaginatively illustrated

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