Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 758
Weight: 993 g
Dimensions: 221 x 148 x 44 mm
The two most admirable things Print, Power and People has to offer are...the sheer amount of information it contains, and the very painstaking, almost sceptical attitude it takes towards its various sources. The book's scope and scholarship are breathtaking... * Printing Historical Society *
...written in a lively style that fully captures the excitement, imagination, and insightful approach Henri-Jean Martin brought to his monumental project...English-reading scholars in a variety of fields will find this abridged version highly informative and stimulating. * Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America *
The quality and quantity of Martin's decades of scholarship on the history and sociology of the book is significant...Martin covers the seventeenth-century French book trade in inordinately rich detail...there is something here for everyone interested in the history of books and reading... * Information & Culture *
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