By John Feather

Thoroughly revised, restructured and up to date, A background of British Publishing covers six centuries of publishing in Britain from earlier than the discovery of the printing press, to the digital period of today.

John Feather areas Britain and her industries in a global industry and examines simply how ‘British’, British publishing rather is. contemplating not just the publishing itself, but additionally the parts affecting, and tormented by it, Feather strains the heritage of publishing books in Britain and examines:

  • education
  • politics
  • technology
  • law
  • religion
  • custom
  • class
  • finance, creation and distribution
  • the onslaught of world corporations.

Specifically designed for publishing and publication background classes, this can be the single e-book to offer an total heritage of British publishing, and may be a useful source for all scholars of this attention-grabbing topic.

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