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In honor of Robert Darnton

This month Oxford University will award an honorary doctorate of letters to Robert Darnton, a (if not the) leading cultural historian over the past 50 years of eighteenth-century French publishing, book trade and literary culture. 792 more words

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'The Great Cat Massacre' Review

Robert Darnton’s¬†The Great Cat Massacre¬†is not exactly what it sounds like. 1,009 more words


Some Thoughts about Book History

Asking me what I have learnt about book history and material culture in the two weeks since I have studied this module is kind of like asking me what I have had for lunch every day since the age of five: namely, there is too much information to recall. 401 more words