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The industrial book, 1840-1880 / edited by Scott E. Casper ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Casper, Scott E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of the book in America: v. 3.Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published in association with the American Antiquarian Society by the University of North Carolina Press, c2007Description: xix, 539 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780807830857 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807830852 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 381/.45002097309034
Contents:
Manufacturing and book production / Michael Winship -- Labor and labor organization / Bruce Laurie -- Authors and literary authorship / Susan S. Williams -- The national book trade system. Distribution and the trade / Michael Winship ; Trade communication / Jeffrey D. Groves ; Courtesy of the trade / Jeffrey D. Groves ; The international trade in books / Michael Winship -- The role of government. Copyright / Meredith L. McGill ; The Census, the Post Office, and governmental publishing / Scott E. Casper -- Alternative publishing systems. Diversification in American religious publishing / Paul C. Gutjahr ; Other variations on the trade / Scott E. Casper -- Periodicals and serial publication. Introduction / Jeffrey D. Groves ; Newspapers and the public sphere / John Nerone ; The business of American magazines / Eric Lupfer ; The cultural work of national magazines / Susan Belasco ; Religious periodicals and their textual communities / Candy Gunther Brown -- Ideologies and practices of reading / Barbara Sicherman -- Sites of reading. Libraries / Kenneth E. Carpenter ; Homes, books, and reading / Louise Stevenson ; City streets and the urban world of print / David M. Henkin -- Cultures of print. Erudition and learned culture / David D. Hall ; African American cultures of print / Jeannine Marie DeLombard ; Literacies, readers, and cultures of print in the South / Amy M. Thomas -- Alternative communication practices and the industrial book. Speech, print, and reform on Nantucket / Lloyd Pratt ; Handwriting in an age of industrial print / Tamara Plakins Thornton ; Amateur authorship / Ann Fabian -- Coda / Scott E. Casper.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [425]-510) and index.

Manufacturing and book production / Michael Winship -- Labor and labor organization / Bruce Laurie -- Authors and literary authorship / Susan S. Williams -- The national book trade system. Distribution and the trade / Michael Winship ; Trade communication / Jeffrey D. Groves ; Courtesy of the trade / Jeffrey D. Groves ; The international trade in books / Michael Winship -- The role of government. Copyright / Meredith L. McGill ; The Census, the Post Office, and governmental publishing / Scott E. Casper -- Alternative publishing systems. Diversification in American religious publishing / Paul C. Gutjahr ; Other variations on the trade / Scott E. Casper -- Periodicals and serial publication. Introduction / Jeffrey D. Groves ; Newspapers and the public sphere / John Nerone ; The business of American magazines / Eric Lupfer ; The cultural work of national magazines / Susan Belasco ; Religious periodicals and their textual communities / Candy Gunther Brown -- Ideologies and practices of reading / Barbara Sicherman -- Sites of reading. Libraries / Kenneth E. Carpenter ; Homes, books, and reading / Louise Stevenson ; City streets and the urban world of print / David M. Henkin -- Cultures of print. Erudition and learned culture / David D. Hall ; African American cultures of print / Jeannine Marie DeLombard ; Literacies, readers, and cultures of print in the South / Amy M. Thomas -- Alternative communication practices and the industrial book. Speech, print, and reform on Nantucket / Lloyd Pratt ; Handwriting in an age of industrial print / Tamara Plakins Thornton ; Amateur authorship / Ann Fabian -- Coda / Scott E. Casper.

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Scott E. Casper is associate professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno, and author of Constructing American Lives: Biography and Culture in Nineteenth-Century America . Jeffrey D. Groves is professor of literature at Harvey Mudd College and coeditor, with Scott Casper and Joanne D. Chaison, of Perspectives on American Book History: Artifacts and Commentary . Stephen W. Nissenbaum is professor of history emeritus at the University of Massachusetts and author of The Battle for Christmas , a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Michael Winship is Howard Regents Professor of English II at the University of Texas at Austin and author of American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and Fields .

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