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The place does the ebook belong? Does it enshrine the soul of a kingdom, or is it a method during which countries seek advice from each other, sharing rules, applied sciences, texts? This booklet, the 1st in a two-volume set of unique essays, responds to those questions with archive-based case stories of print tradition in a few international locations around the globe.

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2. From Practical Printing by John Southward (1882) in Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, Nineteenth-Century Printing Practices and the Iron Handpress (New Castle, Delaware, and London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 2004), vol. 1, p. 338. 3. Gerard Genette, Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation, Trans. Jane E. Lewin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), p. 34. 4. Mary Louise Pratt, ‘Criticism in the Contact Zone: Decentering Community and Nation’, in Critical Theory, Cultural Politics, and Latin American Narrative, ed.

Archives and Manuscripts 15: 2 (1987), 105–18. 19. The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, 1999: dust jacket and blurb. 20. Philip Henry Jones and Eiluned Rees, A Nation and Its Books: A History of the Book in Wales (Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales in association with Aberystwyth Centre for the Book, 1998), p. xiii. 21. Patricia Lockhart Fleming, Gilles Gallichan, and Yvan Lamonde, eds, History of the Book in Canada/Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada, vol. 1 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005), p.

8. 1 (2003), 3. 9. Robert Darnton, SHARP News (Summer 1994): 2; see also ‘What is the History of Books’, in Books and Society in History, ed. Kenneth E. Carpenter (New York & London: Bowker, 1983), p. 21. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-05 34 10. Wirtén, ‘Surveying the (Battle) field’, p. 4. 11. 06). 12. IBH, 24 May 2005. 13. IBH, 24 May 2005. 14. I. R. Willison, ‘Remarks on the History of the Book in Britain as a Field of Study within the Humanities, with a Synopsis and Select List of Current Literature’, The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin 21, 3 & 4 (1991), 107.

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