Books Without Borders, Volume 1: The Cross-National by Robert Fraser, Mary Hammond

By Robert Fraser, Mary Hammond

The place does the booklet belong? Does it enshrine the soul of a kingdom, or is it a way through which international locations seek advice from each other, sharing rules, applied sciences, texts? This publication, the 1st in a two-volume set of unique essays, responds to those questions with archive-based case stories of print tradition in a few nations all over the world.

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Fred Smeijers, Counterpunch, ed. Robin Kinross (London: Hyphen Press, 1996), p. 24. 2. From Practical Printing by John Southward (1882) in Richard-Gabriel Rummonds, Nineteenth-Century Printing Practices and the Iron Handpress (New Castle, Delaware, and London: Oak Knoll Press & The British Library, 2004), vol. 1, p. 338. 3. Gerard Genette, Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation, Trans. Jane E. Lewin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), p. 34. 4. Mary Louise Pratt, ‘Criticism in the Contact Zone: Decentering Community and Nation’, in Critical Theory, Cultural Politics, and Latin American Narrative, ed.

8. 1 (2003), 3. 9. Robert Darnton, SHARP News (Summer 1994): 2; see also ‘What is the History of Books’, in Books and Society in History, ed. Kenneth E. Carpenter (New York & London: Bowker, 1983), p. 21. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-05 34 10. Wirtén, ‘Surveying the (Battle) field’, p. 4. 11. 06). 12. IBH, 24 May 2005. 13. IBH, 24 May 2005. 14. I. R. Willison, ‘Remarks on the History of the Book in Britain as a Field of Study within the Humanities, with a Synopsis and Select List of Current Literature’, The Library Chronicle of the University of Texas at Austin 21, 3 & 4 (1991), 107.

15. SHARP-L archives, 23 December 1999. 16. SHARP-L archives, 24 December 1999. 17. Carlin expands his comments to talk about a logical grammar which interdisciplinary work should address: decontextualisation, suitability, transformation, traducement, and dissemination. See his ‘Disciplinary Debates and Bases of Interdisciplinary Studies: The Place of Research Ethics in Library and Information Science’, in Library and Information Science Research 25 (2003), 3–18. 18. Robert Darnton, SHARP News, Summer (1994): 3.

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