Table of Contents : Volumes 05-06 (2002-2003)

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Volume 05

  • Matt Cohen. “Morton’s Maypole and the Indians: Publishing in Early New England”
  • M. O. Grenby. “Adults Only? Children and Children’s Books in British Circulating Libraries 1748-1848″
  • Jyrki Hakapää. “Internationalizing Book Distribution in the Early Nineteenth Century: The Origins of Finnish Bookselling”
  • Marija Dalbello. “Franz Josef’s Time Machine: Images of Modernity in the Era of Mechanical Photoreproduction”
  • Ingrid Satelmajer. “Dickinson as Child’s Fare: The Author Served up in St. Nicholas”
  • Christine Pawley. “Seeking ‘Significance’: Actual Readers, Specific Reading Communities”
  • Alistair McCleery. “The Return of the Publisher to Book History: The Case of Allen Lane”
  • Sarah Brouillette. “Corporate Publishing and Canonization: Neuromancer and Science-Fiction Publishing in the 1970s and Early 1980s”
  • Paul Gutjahr. “No Longer Left Behind: Amazon.com, Reader-Response, and the Changing Fortunes of the Christian Novel in America”
  • The State of the Discipline: The Epistemology of Publishing Statistics
  • Robert Darnton. “Book Production in British India, 1850-1900″
  • Priya Joshi. “Quantitative Method, Literary History”
  • Wendy Griswold. “Number Magic in Nigeria”
  • Simon Eliot. “Very Necessary but not Quite Sufficient: A Personal View of Quantitative Analysis in Book History”

Volume 06

  • Edward Jacobs. Eighteenth-Century British Circulating Libraries and Cultural Book History
  • Anindita Ghosh. An Uncertain “Coming of the Book”: Early Print Cultures in Colonial India
  • Lisa Spiro. Reading with a Tender Rapture: Reveries of a Batchelor and the Rhetoric of Detached Intimacy
  • David Finkelstein. “Jack’s as Good as His Master”: Scots and Print Culture in New Zealand, 1860-1900
  • Graham Law and Norimasa Morita. Japan and the Internationalization of the Serial Fiction Market
  • Paul Eggert. Robbery Under Arms: The Colonial Market, Imperial Publishers, and the Demise of the Three-Decker Novel
  • Jason Camlot. Early Talking Books: Spoken Recordings and Recitation Anthologies, 1880-1920
  • Andrew Nash. A Publisher’s Reader on the Verge of Modernity: The Case of Frank Swinnerton
  • David Shneer. Who Owns the Means of Cultural Production?: The Soviet Yiddish Publishing Industry of the 1920s
  • Ross Alloway. Selling the Great Tradition: Resistance and Conformity in the Publishing Practices of F. R. Leavis
  • Rebecca Rego. The Neo-Classics: (Re)Publishing the “Great Books” in the United States in the 1990s
  • The State of the Discipline:
    Hortensia Calvo. The Politics of Print: The Historiography of the Book in Early Spanish America