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The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making - Adrian Johns
The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making
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Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many arenas--commercial, intellectual, political, and individual. The Nature of the Book is a tour de force of cultural history.
Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many arenas--commercial, intellectual, political, and individual. The Nature of the Book is a tour de force of cultural history.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780226401225 (0226401227)
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 776
Edition language: English
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This lengthy and discursive tome is certainly an effective corrective to a facile schema of the history of the written word, where modern print culture is envisioned arising from the invention of the Gutenberg press like Botticelli's Venus and contrasted with the most ridiculous and over the top car...
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