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God's Plagiarist Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbe Migne

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ISBN-10: 0226059715

ISBN-13: 9780226059716

Edition: N/A

Authors: R. Howard Bloch

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God's Plagiaristis an entertaining account of the abbe Jacques-Paul Migne, one of the great entrepreneurs of the nineteenth century. A priest in Orleans from 1824 to 1833, Migne then moved to Paris, where, in the space of a decade, he built one of the most extensive publishing ventures of all time.How did he do it?Migne harnessed a deep well of personal energy and a will of iron to the latest innovations in print technology, advertising, and merchandising. His assembly-line production and innovative marketing of the massive editions of the Church Fathers placed him at the forefront of France's new commerce. Characterized by the police as one of the great "schemers" of the century, this…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Acknowledgments
The Abbe and the Police
Plagiarism and the Press
Advertisements for the Self
Piracy and Patrology
Migne and Money Conclusion: Le Bon Marche and the Ateliers Catholiques
Notes
Index of Names
Subject Index