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The Resource How books came to America : the rise of the American book trade, John Hruschka, (electronic resource)

How books came to America : the rise of the American book trade, John Hruschka, (electronic resource)

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How books came to America : the rise of the American book trade
Title
How books came to America
Title remainder
the rise of the American book trade
Statement of responsibility
John Hruschka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Traces the development of the American book trade from the colonial era through the twentieth century. Explores the technological, historical, cultural, political, and personal forces that shaped the trade, paying particular attention to the contributions of the German bookseller Frederick Leypoldt and his journal Publishers Weekly"--Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hruschka, John
Dewey number
381/.450020973
LC call number
Z473
LC item number
.H88 2012
Series statement
The Penn State series in the history of the book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leypoldt, Frederick
  • Book industries and trade
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • German imprints
  • Book industries and trade
  • Book industries and trade
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How books came to America : the rise of the American book trade, John Hruschka, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Creating new worlds -- Inventing America in the English book trade -- Creating book trades in English America -- Creating German books in the new world -- Re-creating the London book trade in the United States -- Revolutions in American book production technology -- Transplanting the German book trade to the United States -- The evolution of the American book business -- Becoming a German bookseller in the United States -- Creating a German bookstore in Philadelphia -- The evolution of an American publisher -- Creating an independent American publisher -- Imposing order on the American book trade -- Creating the office of Publishers' weekly -- Celebrating the book trade in the new world -- The end of the beginning -- Inventing the future American book trade
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001532245
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780271050812
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011030338
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001532245
Label
How books came to America : the rise of the American book trade, John Hruschka, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Creating new worlds -- Inventing America in the English book trade -- Creating book trades in English America -- Creating German books in the new world -- Re-creating the London book trade in the United States -- Revolutions in American book production technology -- Transplanting the German book trade to the United States -- The evolution of the American book business -- Becoming a German bookseller in the United States -- Creating a German bookstore in Philadelphia -- The evolution of an American publisher -- Creating an independent American publisher -- Imposing order on the American book trade -- Creating the office of Publishers' weekly -- Celebrating the book trade in the new world -- The end of the beginning -- Inventing the future American book trade
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001532245
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780271050812
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011030338
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001532245

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