Book Publishing/History of

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The Enlightenment: Connexipedia Article
Article
A term used to describe a time in Western philosophy and cultural life, centered upon the eighteenth century.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory: Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Article
2012
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
New Hogtown Press: After Retrenchment, A Few Steps Forward
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1975
A profile of New Hogtown Press, a radical book and pamphlet publisher and distributor.
New Hogtown Press: Connexipedia Article
Article
2010
New Hogtown Press was a Canadian left-wing publisher active during the 1970s and 1980s.
The William Morris Internet Archive
Website
A subarchive of the Marxists Internet Archive, featuring the works of the English socialist, writer, and artist William Morris.

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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Fame & Fortune
Fame & Fortune, published by Sources, features awards, fellowships and scholarships available to Canadian journalists. For each award, information is provided about the eligibility requirements, the deadline for application...

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Cover story: a year of beautiful books
Publishers are fighting back against the ebook tide with great designs
Hughes, Kathryn
2011
Publishers have started building their marketing strategies around form rather than content. The article emphasises that the whole point of a good book design is to grab the attention of both the rea...
The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
1996
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
Fifty Shades of Pulp
Book Review
Wald, Alan
2015
Book review of Paula Rabinowitz's 'American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street.'
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
2013
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
History of the Book in Canada
Volume Two: 1840 - 1918
Lamonde, Yvan, Fleming, Patricia Lockhart, Black, Fiona. A.
2005
The second of three volumes dealing with the history of publishing in Canada.
My life as a bibliophile
Barnes, Julian
2012
From school prizes to writing his own novels, the author reflects on his lifelong bibliomania and explains why, despite e-readers and Amazon, he believes the physical book and bookshops will survive.

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Fame & Fortune Online
Website
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.