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Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Cynthia Brokaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Despite the importance of books and the written word in Chinese society, the history of the book in China is a topic that has been little explored. This book of essays—written by historians, art ... More


Reading the Best-Sellers of the Nineteenth Century Commercial Publishing in Sibao

Cynthia J. Brokaw

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of commercial publishing in Sibao, an important regional publishing center in China active from the late seventeenth through the early twentieth century. It suggests ... More


Provincial Publishing

Maura Cronin

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/9780198187318.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses publishing in nineteenth-century provincial Ireland. In most centres in each of the island’s thirty-two counties where works were published, there was considerable overlap ... More


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