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The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland, Volume 1: Medieval to 1707 (Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland)

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This volume provides a wide and varied account of the history of the book during the medieval and early modern period, up to the Union of the Parliaments in 1707. The medieval and early modern periods saw the foundations and early development of Scottish book culture. While the process began, and continued, with manuscript books, from the middle of the sixteenth century Scotland was also fully participating in the European community of print, importing large quantities of printed books from England and Continental Europe and building up an independent press and bookselling network. In a range of accessible and stimulating chapters written by experts in the field of Scottish book history, emphasis is given to domestic manuscript production in Latin, Scots and Gaelic and the importation of manuscripts and printed books before 1560, as well as to the subsequent expansion in the production and consumption of print. The volume is divided into four sections. The first considers domestic manuscript and pri

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A. J. Mann is Lecturer in Scottish History at the University of Stirling Sally Mapstone is Fellow and Senior Tutor in Medieval English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford Sally Mapstone is Fellow and Senior Tutor in Medieval English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford

Product Details

ISBN:
9780748625048
Author:
Mann, A. J.
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Author:
Mapstone, Sally
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20150931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 B/W illustrations
Pages:
400

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