History Of The Book

HISTORY 367

The history of the book as physical object from its earliest forms (clay tablets, papyrus scrolls) through to texts in the digital age. Introduction to manuscript and early print culture in the West scribes, scripts and book production. The role of the book in different cultures, and in intellectual history. Hands-on experience with, and study of materials in the Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Instructor: Woods

Day/Time

TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

Location

Perkins 150

Instructor

Woods, Jennifer