Library of the Written Word - The Industrial World
Industrial World is a peer-reviewed series that explores the ways that industrialization has shaped the production, distribution, and reception of books from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day. This period is marked by the introduction of new technologies – not just of manufacture, but also of transportation and communication – that have profoundly altered the ways that books are created and circulated and that have, among other things, enabled the rise of international publishing conglomerates that can reach a global mass market. The series investigates every aspect of the book in the industrial world, from the reorganization of the book and publishing trades to the present impact of digital texts and the internet.
Michael B. Winship,
The University of Texas at Austin (Editor-in-Chief) Bill Bell,
Cardiff University Lisa Gitelman,
New York University Lisa Kuitert,
University of Amsterdam Claire Parfait,
University of Paris, 13
“One of the most outstanding series in the field of European book history.” Mart van Duijn, Leiden University Libraries. In:
Quaerendo, Vol. 44, No. 3 (2014).