Case for Books Past, Present, and Future

ISBN-10: 158648902X
ISBN-13: 9781586489021
Edition: 2010
Authors: Robert Darnton
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Description: A renowned historian and pioneering scholar in the history of the book--a lead voice in the debate about the digital future of books and knowledge--distills his experience and insight in "The Case for Books"

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Book details

List price: $17.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 8/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

A renowned historian and pioneering scholar in the history of the book--a lead voice in the debate about the digital future of books and knowledge--distills his experience and insight in "The Case for Books"

Robert Darnton is the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and the director of the University Library at Harvard University. His honors include a MacArthur Prize, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the French Legion of Honor. He is the author of The Great Cat Massacre and The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-Revolutionary France, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Introduction
Google and the New Digital Future
Future
Google and the Future of Books
The Information Landscape
The Future of Libraries
Lost and Found in Cyberspace
Present
E-Books and Old Books
Gutenberg-e
Open Access
Past
A Paean to Paper
The Importance of Being Bibliographical
The Mysteries of Reading
What Is the History of Books?
Bibliography
Index

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