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ERIC Number: EJ609199
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
The Shape of the Book.
Manguel, Alberto
American Educator, v24 n2 p34-43 Sum 2000
Discusses the importance and impact of the shape of books, explaining that from the very beginning, readers demanded books in formats adapted to their intended uses. Describes the history of book production, beginning with Mesopotamian tablets dating from the 12th century B.C. and highlighting changes in books and book production into the 20th century. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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