From the early Sumerian clay pill via to the emergence of the digital textual content, this "Companion" offers a continuing and coherent account of the heritage of the booklet. uses illustrative examples and case experiences of famous texts Written by means of a bunch of professional members Covers topical debates, reminiscent of the character of censorship and the way forward for the e-book
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