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The nature of the book [electronic resource] :print and knowledge in the making / Adrian Johns.

By: Johns, Adrian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 753 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226401232 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions); 0226401235 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions); 9780226401218; 0226401219.Subject(s): Printing -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History | Printing -- Social aspects -- England -- History | Books -- Europe -- History | Books -- England -- History | Transmission of texts | Science -- Europe -- History | Science -- England -- History | Science publishing -- Europe -- History | Science publishing -- England -- History | Books | Printing | Science | Science publishing | Imprimerie -- Aspect social -- Europe -- Histoire | Imprimerie -- Aspect social -- Angleterre -- Histoire | Livres -- Europe -- Histoire | Livres -- Angleterre -- Histoire | Transmission de textes | Sciences -- Europe -- Histoire | Sciences -- Angleterre -- Histoire | Édition scientifique -- Europe -- Histoire | Édition scientifique -- Angleterre -- Histoire | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades | DESIGN -- Book | CRAFTS & HOBBIES -- Book Printing & Binding | Natuurwetenschappen | Boeken | Europe -- Intellectual life | England -- Intellectual life | Europe -- Vie intellectuelle | Angleterre -- Vie intellectuelle | წიგნის ბეჭდვა ევროპა ისტორიაGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 686.2/094 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the book of nature and the nature of the book -- Literatory life : the culture and credibility of the printed book in early modern London -- "The advancement of wholesome knowledge" : the politics of print and the practices of propriety -- John Streater and the Knights of the Galaxy : republicanism, natural knowledge, and the politics of printing -- Faust and the pirates : the cultural construction of the printing revolution -- The physiology of reading : print and the passions -- Piracy and usurpation : natural philosophy in the Restoration -- Histories of the heavens : John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Historia cœlestis Britannica -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 641-707) and index.

Introduction : the book of nature and the nature of the book -- Literatory life : the culture and credibility of the printed book in early modern London -- "The advancement of wholesome knowledge" : the politics of print and the practices of propriety -- John Streater and the Knights of the Galaxy : republicanism, natural knowledge, and the politics of printing -- Faust and the pirates : the cultural construction of the printing revolution -- The physiology of reading : print and the passions -- Piracy and usurpation : natural philosophy in the Restoration -- Histories of the heavens : John Flamsteed, Isaac Newton, and the Historia cœlestis Britannica -- Conclusion.

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