ERIC Number: ED224019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Book Publishing in Wisconsin, Including a Directory of Wisconsin Book Publishers. Proceedings of the Conference on Book Publishing in Wisconsin (Madison, WI, May 6, 1977).
Danky, James P., Ed.; And Others
The papers in this compilation were drawn from a 1977 conference on book publishing in Wisconsin. Following introductory remarks, the five papers in the collection deal with the following topics: (1) the history of Perishable Press, which specializes in publishing hand-made books; (2) the role of the publishing firm Wisconsin House in the development of a regional literature; (3) the history of the Western Publishing Company, publishers of the Big Little Books and the Little Golden Books; (4) the history of "Wisconsin Trails" magazine and its book publishing arm, Tamarack Press; and (5) the publication efforts of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. The compilation also contains a directory of Wisconsin book publishers. (FL)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational History, Geographic Regions, Periodicals, Printing, Publishing Industry, Textbook Publication, United States Literature
Publications Committee, Library School of the University of Wisconsin, 600 North Park St., Madison, WI 53706 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Library School.