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

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: Winter 2018

Instructors: Brian Cowan (Winter)

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