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Boehmer, Elleke

The Global Histories of Books

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Elleke Boehmer, Rouven Kunstmann, Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Asha Rogers

Part I. Colonial Networks

2. London’s Geographic Knowledge Network and the Anson Account (1748)
Katherine Parker

3. The Other Empire: Australian Books and American Publishers in the Late Nineteenth Century
David Carter

4. Reading by Chance in a World of Wandering Texts
Alexander Bubb

Part II. Global Genres

5. ‘Read! Learn!’: Grobalisation and (G)localisation in Caribbean Textbook Publishing
Gail Low

6. Governing by the Book: Mediterranean Travel and Sanitary Prophylaxis in the Nineteenth-Century
Riccardo Liberatore

7. The Circle of Knowledge: Radical Commensurability and the Deaf Textbook
Hansun Hsiung

Part III. Reading Relationships

8. ‘Bringing Spring to Sahbai’s Rose-Garden’: Persian Printing in North India after 1857
Zahra Shah

9. Reading The Discovery of India in the Library of an Australian Prime Minister
Sybil Nolan

Part IV. Cultural Translation

10. Bustānī’s Iliad and Imperialism in the Middle East
Evelyn Richardson

11. ‘The Narcissism of Small Differences’: Plagiarism in South African Letters
Kate Highman

12. The Fear of Solitude: How Marketing Makes Real Magic
Ben Holgate

13. Afterword
Elleke Boehmer

Keywords: Literature, History of the Book, Postcolonial/World Literature, Cultural History

Editor
 
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Directions in Book History
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319513348
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-51333-1

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