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Contents

Essays

1 Writing Systems

2 The Sacred Book

3 The Ancient Book

4 The History of the Book in Byzantium

5 The European Medieval Book

6 The European Printing Revolution

7 The Book as Symbol

8 The Transmission of Jewish Knowledge through MSS and Printed Books

9 Missionary Printing

10 Paper

11 The Technologies of Print

12 The Economics of Print

13 The Manuscript after the Coming of Print

14 Printed Ephemera

15 Children’s Books

16 The History of Illustration and its Technologies

17 Bookbinding

18 Theories of Text, Editorial Theory, and Textual Criticism

19 The Electronic Book

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800

20b The History of the Book in Britain, 1801–1914

20c The History of the Book in Britain from 1914

21 The History of the Book in Ireland

22 The History of the Book in France

23 The History of the Book in the Low Countries

24 The History of the Book in Germany

25 The History of the Book in Switzerland

26 The History of the Book in the Nordic Countries

27 The History of the Book in the Iberian Peninsula

28 The History of the Book in Italy

29 The History of the Book in Modern Greece, c.1453–2000

30 The History of the Book in Austria

31 The History of the Book in Hungary

32 The History of the Book in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

33 The History of the Book in Poland

34 The History of the Book in the Baltic States

35 The Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus

36 The History of the Book in the Balkans

37 The History of the Book in Sub-Saharan Africa

38 The History of the Book in the Muslim World

39 The History of the Book in the Indian Subcontinent

40 The History of the Book in China

41 The History of the Book in Korea

42 The History of the Book in Japan

43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands

43b The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (2): The Mainland

44 The History of the Book in Australia

45 The History of the Book in New Zealand

46 The History of the Book in Latin America (including Incas, Aztecs, and the Caribbean)

47 The History of the Book in Canada

48 The History of the Book in America

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