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Artful Promotion

Sadiah Qureshi

in Peoples on Parade: Exhibitions, Empire, and Anthropology in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226700960
eISBN:
9780226700984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226700984.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how printed promotional materials shaped the meanings of shows for both potential and paying visitors. In doing so, it draws on the lessons of museological studies, which have ... More


Printing, Learning, and the Unlearned

Anna Bayman

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the connection between the educated elite and the uneducated when it came to the dissemination of ideas and information through print materials. The materials were largely ... More


The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Christine Bold (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

What did most people read? Where did they get it? Where did it come from? What were its uses in its readers’ lives? How was it produced and distributed? What were its relations to the wider world of ... More


The Changing Face of Publishing

Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the changing conditions of publishing in the United States from 1860 to 1920, with emphasis on many of the consequences for production, circulation, and consumption. It begins ... More


The Religious Tract Society

Aileen Fyfe

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Religious Tract Society is an evangelical, interdenominational Protestant organization founded in London in 1799. Its original aim was to produce and distribute religious tracts to convert the ... More


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