Printed Matters

Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk (Editors)

Synopsis

The City in Central EuropeThis volume examines the centrality of printing and publishing to the understanding of urban culture. The main focus is on case studies in France and Germany in the post 1800 period. Recurrent themes include the role of printing and publishing in urban economies, the construction of metropolitan identities and the testing of moral boundaries.

Contents
Introduction
Tim Kirk, University of Newcastle, and Malcolm Gee, University of Northumbria
Rouen and its printers from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
Jean-Dominique Mellot, Bibliotheque nationale de France
Lyons' printers and booksellers from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century
Dominique Varry, ENSSIB, Villurbaine
Gavarni's Parisian population reproduced
David W S Gray, University of Northumbria
The literary dangers of the city: policing immoral books in Berlin, 1850-1880
Sarah L. Leonard, Brown University
Readers, browsers, strangers, spectators: narrative forms and metropolitan encounters in twentieth-century Berlin
Peter Fritzsche, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaigne
Commercial spies and cultural invaders: the French press, Pénétration Pacifique and xenophobic nationalism in the shadow of war
Fay Brauer, University of New South Wales
Neutrality under threat: freedom, use and 'abuse' in Switzerland, 1914-19
Debbie Lewer, University of Glasgow
The 'cultured city': the art press in Berlin and Paris in the early twentieth century
Malcolm Gee, University of Northumbria
Text and image in the construction of an urban readership: allied propaganda in France during World War II
Valerie Holman, University of Westminster
Structures of the Typescript
Catherine Viollet, CNRS Paris
Reviews:
  • The Economic History Review, LV1 no.1, February 2003, 199-200
  • The Journal of the Printing Historical Society, 7, 2004, 79-80
Pages:
209
Publisher:
Ashgate (10 Jan 2002)
Language:
English
ISBN-10:
0754602796
ISBN-13:
978-0754602798