Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 November 2007

544 Pages | 49 B/W illustrations

ISBN: 9780748618293

Bookseller Code (06)

The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 4: Professionalism and Diversity 1880-2000

edited by David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The early part of the period covered by this volume marked the centrality of the book as a vehicle of communication. The later part of the period witnesses the book's decline as a mass medium, although it retains a high cultural value in contemporary society.