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Author Sher, Richard B., 1948-

Title The Enlightenment & the book [electronic resource] : Scottish authors & their publishers in eighteenth-century Britain, Ireland, & America / Richard B. Sher.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 815 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [709]-755) and index.
Contents Composing the Scottish Enlightenment -- Identity and diversity among Scottish authors -- The rewards of authorship -- Forging the London-Edinburgh publishing axis -- The heyday of Scottish Enlightenment publishing -- The achievement of William Creech -- The rise and fall of Irish reprinting -- Making Scottish books in America, 1770-1784 -- A more extensive diffusion of useful knowledge : Philadelphia, 1784-1800.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2012. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject English literature -- Scottish authors -- Publishing.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Publishing.
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Authors and publishers -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
English literature -- Scottish authors -- Appreciation.
Scottish literature -- 18th century -- Appreciation.
Authors, Scottish -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Scotland.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title Enlightenment and the book
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 0226752526 9780226752525 (DLC) 2006015667
Standard No. 2027/heb06682 hdl

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