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Czy książki wywołują rewolucje? Szkice z historii książki, lektury i kultury piśmiennej
Do books cause revolutions? Sketches from the history of the book, reading and writing culture

Author(s): Roger Chartier
Contributor(s): Paweł Rodak (Editor)
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: book history; reading history; literary culture; electronic book; ebook
Summary/Abstract: A selection of texts by Roger Chartier, a French historian, dedicated to the history of books and reading. The dissertations concern the changes in writing culture and its contemporary adaptations. In addition, the publication contains Chartier's reflections on reading processes in the era of electronic texts, as well as the social impact of the book.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4177-6
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4169-1
  • Page Count: 336
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish