ERIC Number: EJ447081
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Critical Perspectives on the History and Philosophy of Copyright.
Bettig, Ronald V.
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v9 n2 p131-55 Jun 1992
Employs a theoretical combination of political economy and the cultural history of communication to locate the origins of the concept of literary property. Reveals that the rise of capitalism and the development of the printing press are the keys to understanding the emergence of intellectual property law. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A