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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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ENGL 171 - The History of the Book

Semester Hours: 3-4
Once a Year
This course introduces students to the cultural and material history of the book. Topics may include the technologies of book production, the development of manuscript, print, and digital cultures, the economics of the book trade, the establishment of copyright laws, the impact of reading, writing, and literacy on society, the role of libraries and universities in the dissemination of books and book learning, and the advent of modern editorial practices

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
WSC 001 . (Formerly The History of Publishing in America.)





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