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History of the Book in America

A celebratory discussion from the American Antiquarian Society to mark the completion of the series, from "The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World" to "Print Culture in Postwar America", published in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Press and with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.Through these publications and the AAS Program in the History of the Book, the Society is acknowledged as a leader in the emerging international field of book history. The United States series- from Codex to the Kindle- is a lively consideration of authorship, reading, and publishing in the development of American life and culture. Speakers' Biographies: David D. Hall is general editor of "A History of the Book in America" and research professor of New England Church History, Harvard University Divinity School; Scott E. Casper is professor of history, University of Nevada, Reno; Mary C. Kelley is the Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan; Joan Rubin is professor of history, University of Rochester
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