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The History of the Book in the East: The History of the Book in the East


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The History of the Book in the Middle East

The History of the Book in the Middle East

1st Edition

Geoffrey Roper
August 21, 2013

This selection of papers by scholarly specialists offers an introduction to the history of the book and book culture in West Asia and North Africa from antiquity to the 20th century. The flourishing and long-lived manuscript tradition is discussed in its various aspects - social and economic as...

The History of the Book in South Asia

The History of the Book in South Asia

1st Edition

Francesca Orsini
July 04, 2013

The History of the Book in South Asia covers not only the various modern states that make up South Asia today but also a multitude of languages and scripts. For centuries it was manuscripts that dominated book production and circulation, and printing technology only began to make an impact in the...

The History of the Book in East Asia

The History of the Book in East Asia

1st Edition

Cynthia Brokaw, Peter Kornicki
June 14, 2013

The history of the book in East Asia is closely linked to problems of language and script, problems which have also had a profound impact on the technology of printing and on the social and intellectual impact of print in this area. This volume contains key readings on the history of printed books...

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