Table of Contents : Volumes 01-02 (1998-1999)

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Volume 01

  • The Editors. An Introduction to Book History
  • Ian Donaldson. The Destruction of the Book
  • Fiona A. Black. Bertrum H. MacDonald, and J. Malcolm Black, Geographic Information Systems: A New Research Method for Book History
  • Richard B. Sher. Corporatism and Consensus in the Late Eighteenth-Century Book Trade: The Edinburgh Booksellers Society in Comparative Perspective
  • Sherry Lee Linkon. Reading Lind Mania: Print Culture and the Construction of Nineteenth-Century Audiences
  • Alice Fahs. The Market Value of Memory: Popular War Histories and the Northern Literary Marketplace, 1861-1868
  • Amy M. Thomas. There Is Nothing So Effective as a Personal Canvass: Revaluing Nineteenth-Century American Subscription Books
  • Michael Hancher. Gazing at The Imperial Dictionary
  • Shef Rogers. Crusoe among the Maori: Translation and Colonial Acculturation in Victorian New Zealand
  • Priya Joshi. Culture and Consumption: Fiction, the Reading Public, and the British Novel in Colonial India
  • Emily Jenkins. Trilby: Fads, Photographers, and Over-Perfect Feet
  • Arlen Viktorovich Blium. Forbidden Topics: Early Soviet Censorship Directives
  • The State of the Discipline: Wallace Kirsop. Booksellers and Their Customers: Some Reflections on Recent Research

Volume 02

  • Germaine Warkentin. In Search of “the Word of the Other”: Aboriginal Sign Systems and the History of the Book in Canada
  • T. H. Howard-Hill. “Nor Stage, nor Stationers Stall Can Showe”: The Circulation of Plays in Manuscript in the Early Seventeenth Century
  • Eleanor F. Shevlin. “To Reconcile Book and Title, and Make ‘em Kin to One Another”: The Evolution of the Title’s Contractual Fucntions
  • K. A. Manley. Rural Reading in Northwest England: The Sedbergh Book Club 1728-1928
  • Melanie Archangeli. Subscribing to the Enlightenment: Charlotte von Hetzel Markets Das Wochenblatt fur’s schone Geschlecht
  • Nancy A. Mace. Litigating the Musical Magazine: The Definition of British Music Copyright in the 1780s
  • Leon Jackson. The Reader Retailored: Thomas Carlyle, His American Audiences, and the Politics of Evidence
  • Daniel Barrett. Play Publication, Readers, and the “Decline” of the Victorian Drama
  • Alexis Weedon. From Three-Deckers to Film Rights: A Turn in British Publishing Strategies 1870-1930
  • Joan Shelley Rubin. The Boundaries of American Religious Publishing in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Beth Luey. “Leading the Public Gently”: Popular Science Books in the 1950s
  • The State of the Discipline:
    Edward Kasinec, with Robert H. Davis, Jr. The Rise and Decline of Book Studies in the Soviet Union