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By Febvre, Lucien; Martin, Henri-Jean
The emergence of the book was an event of world historical importance, and heralded the dawning of modernity. This title presents the history of that process, combining technological history, sociology and anthropology, with the study of modes of consciousness to root the develop...ment of printing in the ideological struggles of Western Europe.Read more
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By Martin, Henri-Jean; Translated by Cochrane, Lydia G.
This study is the story of writing from its beginnings to its recent transformations through technology. The author shows how the written word originated, how it spread and how it figured in the evolution of civilization.
By Martin, Henri-Jean; Translated by Saenger, Paul; Saenger, Nadine
This study of the role of the book and book industry in early modern France moves from the new technology of printing to the political implications of publishing in the reign of Francis I. Using Rouen and Grenoble as case studies, it assesses which books were sold, and to which s...ocial groups.Read more
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