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Books: A Living History
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Books: A Living History (Hardback)

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This lavishly illustrated volume explores one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented: the book. Books: A Living History charts the evolution and influence of books around the world, from the cuneiform tablets of ancient Sumer through the development of movable type and the emergence of the modern information revolution. A feast for traditional book-lovers, as well as an inspiration for those excited by new electronic technologies, this beautifully produced volume celebrates the enduring power and magic of books.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciences Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd Publication Date: 08/09/2011 ISBN-13: 9780500251652  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Martin Lyons is Professor in the School of History and Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has published widely on the history of books and reading, including Readers and Society in Nineteenth-Century France: Workers, Women, Peasants and Ordinary Writings, Personal Narratives: Writing Practices in 19th- and Early 20th-Century Europe.

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