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A History of Reading and Writing: In the Western World [Paperback]

Professor Martyn Lyons

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'A History of Reading and Writing in the Western World provides a thought provoking overview and analysis of a vast range of time and ideas.  I would certainly recommend this as a set text for my Book History courses.' - Jane Potter, Oxford Brookes
 
'A History of Reading and Writing in the Western World fills a crying need for an introductory transnational Book History textbook.' - Jonathan Rose, Drew University

Book Description

A wide-ranging overview of the history of reading and writing in western societies from ancient times to the digital age

About the Author

MARTYN LYONS is Professor of History at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He is the author of several works on French revolutionary history and on the history of reading and writing practices. His publications include Le Triomphe du Livre, Readers and Society in 19th Century France, and Reading Culture and Writing Practices in 19th Century France.

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