HIST 428 History of the Book in Britain (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : The theory and the practice of using books, manuscripts and periodicals in Early Modern British history. Topics include literacy and orality; the print revolution; censorship; readers and reading practices; newspapers and journalism; the origins of scientific persuasion and intellectual property rights.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in British history or permission of instructor.