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Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Jesse Adams Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

With the increasing digitisation of almost every facet of human endeavour, concerns persist about ‘deskilling’ and precarious employment. The publishing industry has turned its energy to online and ... More


Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Based on hitherto unexplored and unpublished legal and business records, this study presents the fullest account so far published of any London printing firm in the reign of James I. In particular it ... More


Introduction

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the four key individuals at the top of the London book trading during the reign of James I: Robert Barker (1570-1645), the Shropshiremen John ... More


The King's Printers: Monopolies, Business, and Lawsuits

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter details the activities of four men as they were carried on through five intertwined business arrangements. The four men are Robert Barker (1570-1645), and the three Salopians John Bill ... More


Printing, Litigation, Prison

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter begins with a discussion of the continuing disputes between Barker and Norton. It then details John Bill's 1619 petition and his later fortunes. It shows that Norton lost his grip on the ... More


Resources Human and Material

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter addresses the following questions: How did they run the King's Printing House (KPH), an institution that stood at the summit of the London printing trade in the Jacobean period? How did ... More


The King's Printers' Bible and Book of Common Prayer Monopoly

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The King's Printing House was the only begetter of that Behemoth of books, the Bible in English. In fact, the production of vernacular Bibles, together with New Testaments and the Book of Common ... More


1620: The King's Printers' Annus Mirabilis

Graham Rees and Maria Wakely

in Publishing, Politics, and Culture: The King's Printers in the Reign of James I and VI

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199576319
eISBN:
9780191722233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576319.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines one year's work at the King's Printing House in 1620. The year 1620 was an annus mirabilis in at least two ways: (a) during no other year was it less certain as to who was ... More


The Beginnings of Change

Paul Bushkovitch

in Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

After the Time of Troubles new currents of thought began to appear in Russian religious literature. Both innovators and conservatives were open to the religious literature of the Ukraine, though in ... More


The Book Worlds of East Asia and Europe, 1450-1850: Connections and Comparisons

Joseph P. McDermott and Peter Burke (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208081
eISBN:
9789888313617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This volume provides the first comparative survey of the relations between the two most active book worlds in Eurasia between 1450 and 1850. Prominent scholars in book history explore different ... More


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