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A social history of books and libraries from cuneiform to bytes

Patrick M. Valentine

A social history of books and libraries from cuneiform to bytes

by Patrick M. Valentine

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Published by The Scarecrow Press, Inc. in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries,
  • Books,
  • Printing,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPatrick M. Valentine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ4 .V27 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25347078M
    ISBN 109780810885707, 9780810885714
    LC Control Number2012020892

    McDonald Rare Book Collection. The university’s premier collection of rare books. The collection spans the whole history of text and book production, from ancient cuneiform tablets (circa BCE), to illuminated manuscripts, to incunabula, to modern artists' books. History of publishing - History of publishing - Book publishing: The form, content, and provisions for making and distributing books have varied widely during their long history, but in general it may be said that a book is designed to serve as an instrument of communication. The Babylonian clay tablet, the Egyptian papyrus roll, the medieval vellum codex, the printed paper volume, the.

    Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Today's Hours: Full Schedule» Contact. 6th Floor East Butler Library West th St. New York, NY Phone: () E-mail: [email protected] Map: Libraries Map». The history of the book has its roots in bibliography, librarianship, and the intersections of social, cultural, and material history. It has emerged in recent decades as an academic discipline with its own undergraduate and postgraduate university courses, scholarly journals, monographic series, conferences, and research centers. It is methodologically diverse and interdisciplinary, situated.

    Review of A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes, by Patrick M. Valentine. portal:Libraries and the Academy 14 (January ): Review of Places to Grow: Public Libraries and Communities in Ontario, , by Lorne Bruce. Library & Information History 28 (): Editing. O. Dascher, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, This article discusses the history of archives from antiquity to the present day. It makes clear that archives follow a legal tradition that reaches back to the beginnings of occidental civilization.


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A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes traces the roles of books and libraries throughout recorded history and explores their social and cultural importance within differing societies and changing times.

It presents the history of books from clay tablets to e-books and the history of libraries, whether built of bricks Cited by: 4. A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes traces the roles of books and libraries throughout recorded history and explores their social and cultural importance within differing It presents the history of books from clay tablets to e-books and the history of libraries, whether built of bricks or bytes.

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62, No. 4, pp. Author: Barbara Frame. Download Citation | A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes by Patrick M. Valentine (review) | Social history emerged in the s when scholars pushed back against rigid Author: Geoffrey Little. Books in their varying formats-from clay tablets to scrolls and manuscripts to pixels-have been instrumental in spreading knowledge, although relatively little attention has been given to the story of books themselves.

A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes traces the roles of books and libraries throughout recorded. A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes tackles a huge and difficult task in summarizing an enormous literature that emerged mainly during the last half century.

Either taken for granted or barely noted, the word—from its carved through electronic forms—and its storage—in monasteries and beyond, had been ignored as a subject of : Jack R.

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A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes traces the roles of books and libraries throughout recorded history and explores their social and cultural importance within differing societies and changing times. A Social History of Books and Libraries From Cuneiform to Bytes (Book): Valentine, Patrick M.: While the importance of writing has often been recognized, the role of books and especially that of libraries has just as often been slighted.

Knowledge, once generated, has to be communicated, preserved, and accessible. Books in their varying formats--from clay tablets to scrolls and.

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alk. paper, $60 (ISBN Author: Harlan Greene. A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes. By Patrick M. Valentine. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Pp. xvii $ ðclothÞ. ISBN A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes is divided into six chapters.

These “chapters alternate between the history of the book and the. (shelved 7 times as social-history) avg rating — 11, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

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Sound Bytes Reading is a dynamic way to teach your students how to read. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN SEARCH. Search in: Advanced The Library Quarterly Information, Community, Policy. The New York Public Library, for instance, has not only cuneiform tablets and ninth-century gospels, but also a Gutenberg Bible and a copy of The Bay Psalm Book, one of the oldest books.

The history of the books became an acknowledged academic discipline in the s, Contributors to the discipline include specialists from the fields of textual scholarship, codicology, bibliography, philology, palaeography, art history, social history and cultural key purpose is to demonstrate that the book as an object, not just the text contained within it, is a conduit of.

The history of the library is replete with mechanical marvels. More than collections of books, libraries are social, cultural and technological institutions that house the very idea of a society.

Cuneiform was also used to write stories, myths, and personal letters. The latest known example of cuneiform is an astronomical text from C.E. During its 3,year history cuneiform was used to write around 15 different languages including Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Elamite, Hittite, Urartian and Old Persian.Cited in: A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes by Partick M.

Valentine () Dec cited in the book: A Social History of Books and Libraries from Cuneiform to Bytes Title: Law Librarian (AALL 30; SLA Hall .“Rochberg examines knowledge about the non-human world embodied in Assyrian and Babylonian cuneiform texts. This volume is concrete, detailed, and scholarly in descriptions of how these texts treat observations, regularities, and explanations; the author also teases out an enormous range of implications for the history and philosophy of science.