Book History

Additional Reading

Additional Reading for Book History

Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, 6 vols. (1999- )

A Companion to the History of the Book, ed. S. Eliot and J. Rose (2007)

A History of the Book in America, gen. ed. H. Amory and D. Hall, 5 vols. (2000-2009)

A History of Reading in the West, ed. G. Cavallo and R. Chartier (2003)

Perspectives on American Book History, ed. Scott Casper et al. (2002)

Reading in America: Literature and Social History, ed. Cathy Davidson (1989)


Benedict Andersen, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (1982)

Jay David Bolter, Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print (1991)

Peter Burke, A Social History of Knowledge from Gutenberg to Diderot (2000)

Robert Darnton, The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future (2009)

Elizabeth Eisenstein, The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe (1983)

Lucien Febvre and Henri-Jean Martin, The Coming of the Book: The Impact of Printing, 1450-1800 (1976)

David Finkelstein and A. McCLeery, An Introduction to Book History (2005)

Leslie Howsam, Old Books and New Histories: An Orientation to Studies in Book and Print Culture (2006)

Ellen Lupton, Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students (2010)

Bonnie Mak, How the Page Matters (2011)

Jennifer Monaghan, Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America (2005)

Leah Price, How to Do Things with Books in Victorian England (2012)

Ted Striphas, The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control (2009)